Artifacts in figures exported as PDF from Matlab

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I have very annoying problem. I try to export high quality images with: print -painters -dpdf -r600 Test.pdf
and I used export_fig script as well, but there are always artifacts in figures like thin white lines over cells: Example

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Jan on 8 Sep 2011
This is most likely not a problem of Matlab, but of the PDF viewer. If you are using Acrobat Reader, try to disable:
Edit -> Preferences -> Page Display -> Rendering -> Smooth images
izaz ali shah
izaz ali shah on 6 Aug 2018
Jan is right but instead of smooth images, unmark smooth line art

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Le Kitsune
Le Kitsune on 15 Aug 2017
For me this tool is doing the trick to get rid of the white lines:


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