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Old 10-21-2012, 12:12 PM   #1
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Faint or thin text vs Touch

I've searched the Forums for this but haven't found any previous mention of it.

I have both a Kobo Glo and a Touch. I notice that the text on the Glo, with the same font and settings as the Touch, seems much finer, not as dark as the Touch. I can't adjust it to be as heavy as on the Touch. Firmware on the Touch is 2.0.0 (r41097, 7/9/12) compared to 2.1.4 (r43703 10/1/12) on the Glo. I suspect that the difference in resolution between the two devices would cause some of this but even at the highest Weight setting on the Glo, I can't get it as dark as the Touch. I've tried every font that's available on both with no success (usually stick to Georgia). Has anyone else noticed this? Any suggestions?
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Might be worth having a look at this thread for ideas http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=194325 . I use Amaranth, as described in my post on this thread, which is a nice "thick" dark font.
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Might be worth having a look at this thread for ideas http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=194325 . I use Amaranth, as described in my post on this thread, which is a nice "thick" dark font.
Thanks. That is a better font. Since I posted this, I also upgraded to 2.1.5. Even the Georgia looks better now.

Case closed as far as I'm concerned. Thanks again.
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