SECTION 7 Look and Feel

Tip 58: Disable Antialiased Font Rendering in the Editor

NetBeans IDE 6.0 supports subpixel antialiasing in the editor by default. With older versions of the NetBeans IDE running on older hardware, or in a remote desktop environment, you may wish to disable antialiasing in the editor to make the windows redraw more quickly.

  1. Choose Tools > Options from the menu.

  2. In NetBeans Version 5.0 and later, click the Advanced Option button for advanced settings.

  3. Select Editing > Editor Settings > Text Antialiasing (see Figure 61).

    FIGURE 61: Antialiasing settings in the Advanced Options dialog

  4. Uncheck the box to disable ...

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