New answers tagged anti-aliasing
This worked for me: If you are having aliasing problems in Illustrator CC 2015, ⌘+E toggles between GPU and CPU previewing. CPU's anti-aliasing is 1000% better.
My answer isn't an exact answer, and it may not be useful in your case, but here's what I do in similar situations. This is for when the letter and the "fill" would be the same color, and isn't useful if you want them to be separate colors I'm using Adobe CS6, which is hopefully the version you are on, if not more recent. Avoid using the fill tool and ...
You will find that people who are more accustumed to work with Photoshop rarely, if ever, use the paint bucket tool. Instead they build a selection with magick wand, or the lasso tools. They then fill the selection (Alt/Ctrl + Backspace). This saves time as you can easily contract expand selections so if it wasnt right value just undo expand/refine and fill ...
You're right about the anti-alias. You get the halo effect (blurry pixels) in Photoshop when you don't work with clean whole pixels. Typography is usually a problem, because of the curves. Since I don't know how you will use the letter, I will try and suggest a couple of things. You can try and place a fill of the color behind the hole (known as the ...
You'll have to manually tweak this into pixel perfection. With the 'Direct Selection Tool' (A), select each and every anchor point along the paths of the shape, and make sure it is aligned on a grid coordinate. Also, make sure you have View > 'Snap to Pixel' enabled.
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