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Font Rendering Changes in 9.0.1 FP9/FP10

Daniel Nashed  28 May 2018 23:13:18

There is a font encoding change introduced in 9.0.1 FP9  to better display fonts when send in MIME messages.

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Full fidelity for fonts in Notes emails

When Notes users send email over the internet, the font size in the MIME body is
rendered correctly in the recipient email. No notes.ini setting is needed.
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But sending MIME messages to older Notes Client versions the fonts might look different. For example "serif" font might be displayed as "san serif".

Here is an example:



-- Feature Pack 9  --


</span><span style#dx3#" font-size:10pt;font-family:sans-serif">


-- Feature Pack 8 --


<font size#dx3#2 face#dx3#"sans-serif">





There have been improvements in the font rendering in FP10 to display sent messages and incoming messages in FP10 correctly.

But if you have many older Notes Clients you send MIME mails to and want to avoid that the client shows the wrong font, you might want to revert back to the previous font encoding.


9.0.1 FP10 introduces a new Notes.ini setting to revert back to the previous font encoding.

Because I am communicating with many Notes recipients over the internet, I have decided to revert my font encoding back to the previous fomat for now.


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"SPR# SSIRAS99AG - Added an ini
"DisableFontSizeMimeImprovement" to disable the fix for SPR #SSIRAAGJX8 that went into 901FP9"
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But the notes,ini setting in the SPR description is missing the underscores. The correct setting is:


notes.ini
DISABLE_FONT_SIZE_MIME_IMPROVEMENT=1


-- Daniel

Image:Font Rendering Changes in 9.0.1 FP9/FP10

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