font/text in auto-hidden tab looks horrible...

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  1. Russell
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    5 posts
    Member since:
    Apr 2009

    Posted 29 Mar 2011 Link to this post

    Hi All,

    So I'm playing around with the Telerik trial code a bit more, and one thing that I've noticed is that when a docked panel has the auto-hide property set, and it's tab is being displayed vertically (docked to the left or right side of the screen), the vertical text just looks horrible - jagged, etc. Is there a way to fix this? An anti-aliasing setting or something else? I'm coming over from the Infragistics tools and they don't have that problem, the text in vertical tabs looks fine...


  2. Nikolay
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    1805 posts

    Posted 01 Apr 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Russell,

    Thank you for your interest in RadControls for WinForms.

    If I understand your case correctly, you are concerning the fact that the text of the title of a toolwindow and the same text in the vertical mode look different. We use the GDI+ functionality to paint our texts and the way the text is rendered cannot be changed. I also checked how the mentioned competitor works in this case and it seems that they behave the same way.

    If you have additional questions, feel free to contact us.

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