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Why do my PDFs look better with Skim or Acrobat Reader ?

Postby NazTeX » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:22 am

I find that the PDFs I generate with TeXShop look better on screen when I open them in Skim and much better in Acrobat Reader. Letters and contrasts are crisper and generally nicer to read. I am using plain Article.cls, no fancy fonts. Can I improve the quality of PDF screen rendering in TeXShop?
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Postby Johannes_B » Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:22 pm

Hi and welcome, every pdf reader shows the same pdf a bit different. Ever missed a line at the current zoom, but zooming in, it was there?

That's just how it is, dependent of the current view, resolution of the display etc.

I cannot give you any good advice, but to try a bit around. :|
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