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Text started appearing randomly italicized/bold

Jun 01 2009 | 11:18 pm


I just started getting this weird behavior with Max 5.0.7: the text in my patches is randomly but consistently italicized/bold.

I cannot recall that I’ve done anything in particular to cause it.

The only solution I tried was to uninstall Max/MXP and reinstall, but it hasn’t solved it.

Perhaps someone here has a solution to suggest?


Jun 02 2009 | 1:14 am

You might want to check the "Native Font Rendering" option in the Preferences.

Jun 02 2009 | 8:50 am

Indeed, font rendering is not as neat, but at least it’s consistent Smile

Thank you!!

Jun 04 2009 | 2:26 pm


I got the same problem.
The thing is that I develop my patches under mac OSX, and then give it to someone which uses them under Windows, and with max Runtime.

Is there a way to turn on "Native Font Rendering" from within a patch (in Max and Max Runtime) ?

Preferences are not accessible in Runtime right?


Jun 10 2009 | 2:59 pm

nativetextrendering message to max.
Don’t know how I havent seen it last week Smile
and it works in runtime. perfect.

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