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Antialiasing

Antialiasing
is a Style option which specifies whether antialiasing should be done in rendering 2D graphics.
  • Antialiasing fuzzes out edges of graphical elements so as to avoid the appearance of jaggedness associated with discrete screen pixels.
  • With the default setting Antialiasing->Automatic, choices are made to optimize appearance on each type of computer system.
  • With Antialiasing->True, black lines may appear slightly gray.
  • Antialiasing can be turned on and off not just for complete graphics, but also for individual primitives or groups of primitives within a single graphic.
  • Antialiasing does not alter the appearance of fonts. Font antialiasing is typically controlled by a global operating system setting.
Use antialiasing by default:
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Turn off the antialiasing:
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Control antialiasing behavior for individual parts of the graphics:
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