Smooth Fonts in Photoshop

When working with text in Photoshop, I've come across situations where my text/fonts turn out to be rough or jagged.

Rough Font

I've seen websites where designers have used images like the one above and may not have known that there is a very simple fix: When the "Type Tool (T)" is selected there is an anti-aliasing drop-down menu in the toolbar at the top of the screen. The selected option, to produce the text above, was "None". This is the default anti-aliasing method.

Font Setting

If you change this to "Smooth" or possibly any of the other options, you will get a much smoother font.

Smooth Selection

. . . and here's the final result

Smooth Font

I've tried to search for this solution before and didn't have much luck. That's why I'm sharing this with everyone!

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