Smoothing Fonts Disabled Using ETO_GLYPHINDEX

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SYMPTOMS

Even though the "Smooth edges of screen fonts" option is enabled, smoothing is disabled in an application that uses the ETO_GLYPHINDEX flag when calling ExtTextOut().

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Applications that take advantage of OpenType Layout for rich typography that access glyphs directly from a font (such as Adobe PageMaker), or applications that access characters not in Unicode, may see grayscale with Glyph index text disabled.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Windows NT 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.

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Article ID: 191751 - Last Review: October 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
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