[OS X TeX] Problem printing TeX-derived PDFs on Mac OS X

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Mon Mar 2 09:45:40 CET 2009


On 2 Mar 2009, at 04:17, Kevin Van Horn wrote:

> I have a terrible time printing any sort of PDF file that was  
> created via TeX/LaTeX.  The print quality is quite poor, and when I  
> look at the text closely it appears that it is being halftoned!   
> That is, it looks as if the text is being treated as gray (less than  
> completely black) and then appropriately converted to a dot pattern  
> to produce the gray tone.  I have this problem both with PDFs I  
> produce and with academic papers I download from the web.

Are you using Adobe Reader to print the PDFs? If so, try using Preview  
instead.

JK

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