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Offline Vinik

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Re: Stairs in top down perspective

Reply #10 on: November 19, 2018, 02:32:40 am
It is tricky, but what I get from all that theory is that we should try to avoid vertical alignments of pixels, and sometimes just shifting the lines horizontally by one pixel is enough. In your case it also helps if the diagonal lines are also sufficiently spaced from each other, and after you have done that you might consider AA. However, overdoing AA can make things so blurry that it hurts readability. Consider these many ways of rendering an inclined cylinder with a one pixel wide highlight, and see if you get any ideas from it. Some are very banded, some mitigate it by displacing the highlight horizontally, and then there are different levels of AA: