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Firefox font looks bold!

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    Posts : 13
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    Firefox font looks bold!


    Hello,

    My firefox and google chrome displays are totally different. In my new laptop, firefox shows the titles in bold. Shows different elements in bold while in google chrome it works fine.

    I tried google and I tried all the tutorials about changing about:config but nothing worked.

    One solution worked for me: Change compatibility mode to windows xp 2 which made firefox display like google chrome but then FF crashed several times in websites using java, etc..

    Is there a solution for my problem?

    Please look at the attached.

    From FF:


    From Google chrome (right):

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    For me it's the exact opposite I prefer Firefox's text compared to chrome. It's how they're rendered, both browsers use different rendering systems. If it really bothers you, you could disable Hardware Acceleration


    Go to Tools->Options | Advanced | General tab | Uncheck "Use hardware acceleration when available".
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  3. #3


    Posts : 13
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by EchoX860 View Post
    For me it's the exact opposite I prefer Firefox's text compared to chrome. It's how they're rendered, both browsers use different rendering systems. If it really bothers you, you could disable Hardware Acceleration


    Go to Tools->Options | Advanced | General tab | Uncheck "Use hardware acceleration when available".
    Haha, will you believe this if I tell you? I tried this before but I didn't close the browser.

    Now I saw it again here when you mentioned it and I told to myself let's restart FF.

    Now it's working brilliantly

    Thanks a lot
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