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I know there's been plenty of discussion about fonts looking bad in cross-platform databases, but:

I'm on a Mac (OS X 10.4.6), and ever since FM 6.0, almost all fonts look just horrific in FileMaker, especially if they're any smaller than 12 points. This is true even with the ones you'd think would be pretty universal, like Times or Helvetica. I don't have this problem with other applications.

I'm not crazy about Verdana, but it seems to be the least-screwed-up sans-serif font I can use.

Any suggestions -- like, is there a setting in FileMaker that I should have known about by now?

Thanks.

Gregg

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FileMaker 7 & 8 require anti-aliasing for spacing to work out correctly. This is set in System Preferences->Appearance, where it says "Turn off text smoothing for font sizes..." that should be smaller than the smallest font your layouts use, probably "8".

Although some people don't like the fuzziness of anti-aliasing, going without it in FM7/8 is worse.

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