Change of font on the Updates screens

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I've noticed that in the last few days the font used for the Updates screens has changed to one in which the edges of the letters look very ragged and a lot less legible than the one used all the other pages. Press the "Edit page" button, and then it affects all subsequent pages for changing/adding specific types of data, through to Submit.

This is an example of the font https://s17.postimg.org/bkd6szctb/IMDB_update_font.png

It happens in several browsers (Firefox, Opera and Chrome) and in each case, the browser is set to the default zoom.

Is there anything that can be done about this? I wish I'd known that it was going to change, then I could have taken a "before" screen shot for you to compare.
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Martin

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Posted 3 years ago

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Hi Martin -
As far as I know, a font change has not been made and this display may instead be due to a technical error, can you check the update form again today and let us know if you are still seeing the fuzz/non-focused text? 
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I feel rather embarrassed. After installing a batch of Windows updates today and rebooting as required, the rendition of fonts has changed for the better: https://s28.postimg.org/5ap4su00d/new_IMDB_font.png

So it wasn't a change in IMDB. It was something to do with TrueType or ClearType on my PC that had changed a few days ago (following a previous reboot) and subsequently changed back again (following today's reboot).

It's also improved the display of the font used by the Getsatisfaction forum itself.

Panic over!
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Panic averted!  Thanks for confirming Martin, I'm glad you figured it out and the display is better!  Cheers!