In ANSYS 8.1 the PlotCtrls > Hardcopy > to File using the 'reverse video' setting results in blurry fonts.
This has been observed when using the WIN32 driver on a Windows XP 32-bit system. Using the 3D driver
eliminated the behavior.
The reverse video operates by switching pixels that are 100 percent white and black. There are
graphics display settings that result in the pixels being less than 100 percent and thus are not
reversed. Open the Display item in the Control Panel, click on the Appearance tab, then on the
Effects button, and the "Use the following method to smooth edges of screen fonts:" should