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I am working with an image with an aliasing problem in Adobe Illustrator CS6. The aliasing disappears after unchecking Preferences-> General -> Anti-aliased Artwork.

However, when I export the file as a PDF, the aliasing returns when viewed with Adobe Acrobat. Once again, in Acrobat, by unchecking Edit-> Preferences... -> Page Display -> Rendering -> Smooth line art, the problem disappears.

The same is the case for any PDF-viewer. Is there a way, in Adobe Illustrator, to remove the aliasing problem, rather than just temporarily hide it? I wish to send my PDF to an associate without having to say, "you will need to change your PDF-viewer preferences in order for the figures to look right".

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I don't believe so. View settings are system independent and never saved with the actual document. –  Scott Jun 18 '13 at 19:51
Not a definitive answer but, if the art does not have to be vector, then you could consider rasterizing it. –  cockypup Oct 24 '13 at 17:12

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