Cleaner Type in Photoshop

The Problem

While laying out new website designs in Photoshop I came across some strangely formatted text. The “r” character would stick up above the x height (or median). In general the text looked very poor.

The Simple Solution

It turns out I inadvertantly (no idea how it happened) set the anti-aliasing method to “sharp”. The fix was to set it “crisp”. Very easy, but it took me a while to figure out.

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