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I am using several figures created using Matplotlib in a LaTeX document that I compile with PDFTeX. When I print the compiled PDF, I find that the figure quality is not optimum on some printers, although text gets printed well. Here is an example:

Printed PDF with poor quality figure

The axis labels in that graph have a much poorer print quality than the figure name and caption. Is there a way I can improve the print quality of the Figure? Thanks!

closed as off-topic by Kurt, user13907, moewe, Paul Gaborit, Jesse Sep 23 '16 at 2:53

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    Welcome to TeX.SX! You can have a look at our starter guide to familiarize yourself further with our format. – Seamus Jun 15 '16 at 13:44
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    Does the following question help you? tex.stackexchange.com/questions/7185/… – Seamus Jun 15 '16 at 13:45
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    Can you add a minimum compiling example (.tex + a small figure) so that we can reproduce the PDF ourselves? – ojdo Jun 15 '16 at 15:40
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    Thanks all for the suggestions. I seem to have found a workaround for this problem: the figures get printed with good resolution if I use Acrobat Reader instead of Preview on my Mac. – Girish Kulkarni Jun 20 '16 at 14:01
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is solved by comment – Kurt Sep 22 '16 at 21:23