Please see the picture for more details, how can I save the file as pdf without it getting blurry.

Thank you

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  • Hi! Can you share a minimum SVG file that demonstrates this behavior? If you are using filter effects, note the setting for rasterizing filter effects on export, which is what you are observing. – Juancho Oct 16 at 12:22
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    Welcome to GDSE. There's nothing wrong here. SVG effects such as drop shadows are rasterized when exporting to PDF because the format doesn't support SVG effects. If you don't want rasterization, then you can't use any SVG effects. Construct the image instead using actual vector shapes. You could also increase the resolution for rasterizing, which will help, but ultimately anything with an SVG effect will still end up as a raster image. By the way what you are seeing isn't actually blurring, it's anti-aliasing. – Billy Kerr Oct 16 at 13:53
  • Thanks @Juancho for your response, here's the svg file: dropbox.com/s/l7d70uzbo5yy07x/test.svg?dl=0 – Evelina Oct 16 at 16:16
  • Thank you @BillyKerr, that makes sense. And that's a good idea, I will delete the drop shadow effect and just duplicate the text, make it black and put it underneath to make my own drop shadow. And that's ok for his time bc it won't take too much time, but what's the best solution for my future work, is it better to use AI if you want to export files to pdf? – Evelina Oct 16 at 16:19
  • @Evelina No. If you use effects in Adobe Illustrator, they will also be rasterized if you export as PDF. – Billy Kerr Oct 16 at 22:55

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