This really doesn't bother me very much, but if anyone knows the reason why text is rendered differently then enlighten me please. Smiley


So here's the crime scene:





Magnified:




Left button has text rendered on Paint event of that button, right button has Text property set to the same text.

You can see there is not much difference, though I think right (vista) version of button looks slightly better.

Code that generates .NET button looks like this:

e.Graphics.DrawString("Infinity color", button2.Font, new SolidBrush(button2.ForeColor), x, y);

I don't see why these two buttons don't render the same. Does Vista use newer version of anti-aliasing technology that is not available in .NET?

(guess I'll have to go fiddle with win32 api - but I don't want to Tongue Out)