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Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf.

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closed as off-topic by Joseph Wright Sep 7 '14 at 10:49

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There are known issues displaying certain fonts in Adobe Reader on GNU/Linux. I don't know whether these would affect Windows or not, though. (I thought Windows used entirely different technology to render fonts but perhaps I'm mistaken about that.) – cfr Apr 15 '14 at 21:11
i've learned to trust nothing but the image on paper, if the final output is destined for paper. – barbara beeton Apr 16 '14 at 8:50
@barbarabeeton Since this is a CV/Resume. They use certain scanning and filter process to find keywords from resumes. So the PDF stands a greater chance. – abhilash sukumari Apr 16 '14 at 15:07
Sorry, this is clearly a viewer issue not a TeX one. – Joseph Wright Sep 7 '14 at 10:50