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Adobe Reader anti-alias

I have been reading a PDF book, and the text comes up real rough for the eyes,

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I thought it’s the font used by the PDF, but even if I changed the font, it’s not helping.

Eventually, I found that in Edit –> Preferences –> Page Display

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The Rendering, Smooth Text, I have None there. Once I changed it to For Laptop/LCD screens:

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The PDF looks like this now:

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Before it looks like

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This sample PDF does not have much difference. But for some PDFs, the difference is really huge, and it’s coming up really pleasant to the eyes.