ive been struggling with font rendering for more than a week now, i just cant solve my problem. so i hope someone with more experience can help me out.
basically, im rendering freetype fonts in a similar way to nehe #43.
it more or less seems ok unless i scale the fonts, but even slight scaling can produce ugly artifacts. of course i expect some artifacts, but not the kind seen in this picture (the “u” is totally joined at the top by some kind of unwanted filtering)
the other artifact i get is that the top or bottom of certain letters often looks clipped.
any ideas would be much appreciated.
also… could anybody tell me with confidence if you should use gluortho2d with w-1 and h-1 or just w and h… there seems no clear statement on this on the net…