Small text looks blurry after the upgrade to QlikView 12.30 or to a higher release
Article Number: 000083033 | Last Modified: 2019/09/10
After the upgrade to QlikView 12.30 or higher releases, small dimension text is blurry. The same text was correct in QlikView 12.20 or lower releases.Environment
- QlikView 12.30 and higher releases.
The problem of the blurry small text is a known consequence of the introduction of the new graphic, called Skia in QlikView 12.30. See this article for more information about Skia:
The problem occurs because with Skia, we enable Anti-Aliasing for Text by default and it makes text looks a bit "blurry" in very small fonts. This is expected behavior.
A possible workaround is to disable the anti-aliasing adding this line in the in Settings.ini file ( <userID>\AppData\Roaming\QlikTech\QlikView\Settings.ini ):
Please note: disable anti-aliasing for text sometimes make it looking different as expected, so test carefully before you apply it in production environment.
Another option is to disable Skia and to move back to GDI + rendering. This can be done following this article: