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4/30/16
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MViktor

No option to disable DirectWrite

Hi!

After last Canary update Facebook (and some other pages) have weird font on my Windows computer. I can read it but it is not the usual font. I wanted to disable DirectWrite at chrome://flags/#disable-direct-write but I don't have this option. I tried to search for "direct" or "write" (without quotes) on the flags page but there is no match like DirectWrite.
Have you removed this feature or there is something glitch with my Canary installation?
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Stella - Community Specialist
5/1/16
Stella - Community Specialist
Hi MViktor,

Welcome to the Google Chrome Help Forum!

Could you please try the same in Chrome Stable and see if it helps?

Keep me posted.

Regards,
Stella
Zhenyu Ren
5/1/16
Zhenyu Ren
I also can't find it.
5/1/16
Original Poster
MViktor
I can find #disable-direct-write in the Stable version (DirectWrite is disabled a.t.m.) and texts looks great on Facebook.
I have atteched 2 screenshots.
Ilkka Nummi
5/3/16
Ilkka Nummi
Looks like the ability to disable DirectWrite has been removed from Chrome Canary, making it unusable (painfully blurry fonts).
Stella - Community Specialist
5/4/16
Stella - Community Specialist
Hi MViktor,

I'm glad the issue has been resolved.

Cheers,
Stella
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GabyZW
6/16/16
GabyZW
windowsphone,
I suggest a head check, reality check, and Ilya is a man's name :)
 
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