Windows Media Player 11 SDK TEXT.fontSmoothing 

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The fontSmoothing attribute specifies or retrieves a value indicating whether font smoothing is enabled.



Possible Values

This attribute is a read/write Boolean.

Value Description
true Font smoothing is enabled.
false Default. Font smoothing is disabled.


Font smoothing uses the anti-aliasing feature of the operating system. If font smoothing is enabled and the operating system supports anti-aliasing, Windows Media Player attempts to smooth the text. Not all fonts support anti-aliasing. Windows Media Player 10 uses the Windows XP ClearType anti-aliasing method.

Warning Font smoothing over a transparent color may cause the transparent color to blend into the characters. It is not recommended that you use fontSmoothing if the text will display over a transparency.


See the value attribute for a sample illustrating how the attributes of the TEXT element are used.


Windows Media Player version 7.0 or later.

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