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SoapyHamHocks

Anyway to get my fonts back to Firefox 4 style?

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The_Decryptor

Anyway to get my fonts back to Firefox 4 style?

Yep, set "gfx.font_rendering.cleartype_params.force_gdi_classic_for_families" to be blank, and set "gfx.font_rendering.cleartype_params.force_gdi_classic_max_size" to 0 (so it never uses GDI positioning)

Do both of those and you'll always have correct positioning, vs. having it vary based on the font size and font used.

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SoapyHamHocks

Yep, set "gfx.font_rendering.cleartype_params.force_gdi_classic_for_families" to be blank, and set "gfx.font_rendering.cleartype_params.force_gdi_classic_max_size" to 0 (so it never uses GDI positioning)

Do both of those and you'll always have correct positioning, vs. having it vary based on the font size and font used.

Great, thank you.

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bogas04

Yes I have noticed it. As a matter of fact on several sites I have noticed the Aurora to be noticeably faster rendering the pages than the latest Nightly

PGO is disabled in nightlies to track crashes

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Lion and Lamb Ministry

PGO is disabled in nightlies to track crashes

PGO?!?!? What's PGO?

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ViperAFK

PGO?!?!? What's PGO?

Profile Guided Optimization. Its a compiler option that improves performance.

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Lion and Lamb Ministry

Profile Guided Optimization. Its a compiler option that improves performance.

Ahhhh...Thank you very much...

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+Gary7

PGO is disabled in nightlies to track crashes

Is there any way to enable it?

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+M2Ys4U

Is there any way to enable it?

Unless you're compiling your own firefox builds... not that I know of.

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+Gary7

Unless you're compiling your own firefox builds... not that I know of.

Thanks.

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revanmj

Did anyone noticed that they have finally updated the look of Bookmarks Manager to match the rest of application (Windows version)?

Screenshot%20-%2004-06-2011%20%2C%2010_05_52.jpg

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The_Decryptor

Hmm, I think I preferred the native theme myself, but I'm sure this will grow on me.

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Brandon H

Did anyone noticed that they have finally updated the look of Bookmarks Manager to match the rest of application (Windows version)?

Screenshot%20-%2004-06-2011%20%2C%2010_05_52.jpg

it's about time, they should have done that before the even released 4

that just seemed sloppy to me leaving it in the old style

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Deo Domuique

And still we have the Directwrite's benefits. Fx is using exactly the same system as IE 9.

Just perfect.

Revanmj, that's old change/news. :p

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+Zlip792

Any landing date for Tab animation and startup patches??

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Guest mattburles

it's about time, they should have done that before the even released 4

that just seemed sloppy to me leaving it in the old style

any chance this will make firefox 5?

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Kirkburn

Zlip792, you're obsessed.

any chance this will make firefox 5?

None whatsoever. It's not really an important change - they only tweak critical/near-critical stuff during beta.

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Well, I was just asking since I don`t see them landing. Also I also like Bug fixes but demanding some new features does not make me obsessed.

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grayscale

After a major release (3.6->4,and with the new version number implementation, 4->5 shouldn't be considered a 'major' release), don't expect big new 'features', and I don't really see tab animation as anything to be excited about, but we have our opinions on things.

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The_Decryptor

Can't wait to try out builds with Azure, it'll be interesting to see how the performance changes moving from a stateful drawing API to a stateless one.

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kilara1988

You can try a build with azure from the second link in Zlip792 post.It is awesome.I can't wait this to officialy hit nightly and eventually beta and stable.With azure the HA is even better than IE9s(at least in FishBowl test) :woot:

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