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Low Quality Graphics / Scaling issues

asked 2018-09-12 13:25:57 +0100

Mapplesauce gravatar image

I'm new to LibreOffice excuse my ignorance. I've seen this question all over the internet. I've combed through a ton of threads, but no one seems to really answer it straight. Maybe it's how they are asking. Is libreoffice just a much lower quality graphic experience compared to MSoffice? I'm getting the same experience on three different machines / OS (Ubuntu 16.04, Linuxmint 19 and Windows 10) on: (Lenovo X230i, XI Yoga, MS SurfaceBook). LO ver I've tried all the basic suggestions Toggling: Antialiasing, OpenCL, GPU, Using native Open Fonts, Using LO filetypes, Tweaking Xrandr, etc. Nothing brings LO even close to what I am used to. See screen snip here of the same file opened in Calc and Excel side by side. I'd hate to waste more time troubleshooting this if I am doomed to fail. Is this just how it is?C:\fakepath\Screenshot - Xcel-LibreOffice Calc.png

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Please test with a new profile. Menu/Help/Restart in Safe mode.

m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2018-09-12 13:35:28 +0100 )edit

Are you seeing the same fuzziness issues in Linux?
Can you post a Linux screenshot of the same thing you did for Windows 10?
The OSs use different rendering engines so I would like to see Linux too.

On Windows LO is only doing gray-scale anti-aliasing.
Excel is doing full sub-pixel rendering.
Zoom way into your screenshot and you can see the colors in the Excel side, but the LO side is only grey.

LibreTraining gravatar imageLibreTraining ( 2018-09-13 04:19:18 +0100 )edit

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answered 2018-09-12 15:59:50 +0100

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If you use KDE Plasma (on Linux) go to System Settings/Fonts and do the following: - Use anti-aliasing: Enabled - Sub-pixel rendering: RGB - Hinting style: Slight - Force Fonts DPI: 120 (in my case with 1920x1080 laptop screen)

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