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I am using LyX to type a paper. My problem is that the quality of the pdf output from LyX is very low. I am using Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the pdf output that I generate using pdflatex. I have tried putting

\usepackage[OT1]{fontenc}
\usepackage{lmodern}

in the preamble but it did not help.

Please see the image of the output for further reference (especially consider the edges of the letters)

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This doesn't look that blurry. What does the zoomed quality look like? –  Werner Jul 10 '13 at 2:21
    
I have edited the snapshot with a zoomed version. –  safak Jul 10 '13 at 14:46
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That is crisp. Blurry would be, well, blurry. –  Werner Jul 10 '13 at 15:15
    
sounds like the problem reported in poor font quality when exporting to pdf, except that you're already using the latin modern roman fonts, and the edges shown in your example are really crisp, as observed already. i'm only posting this comment so that you can compare the example in that question, which shows really blurry/ragged fonts. –  barbara beeton Jul 12 '13 at 19:33
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That’s not blurring, it’s anti-aliasing, common in on-screen font-rendering for a decade now. Most people prefer it to the jagged rendering produced with monochrome pixels. It doesn’t affect the print quality of the PDF (it’s e.g. Adobe Reader that renders the font, not TeX or the PDF). –  Gareth Jones Jul 12 '13 at 22:43

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