[texhax] How to improve the quality if the PDF output

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Mar 29 12:44:56 CEST 2004

> I am successfully using Latex to write my documents.
> However, when I compiled them to dvi and then
> transform them to pdf with dvipdf, the quality of the
> pdf document is very low - the very letters are not
> drawn clearly and distinctly and are hard to read.
> Please, suggest me how can I improve the quality of
> pdf.
> P.S. However, when I use dvips, the ps file is of
> excllent quality and it read very easy. So I tried to
> transform the ps file to pdf with ps2pdf and also
> tried pdflatex, but the pdf is still very bad.


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