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I tried to copy/paste a ListPlot in MS Word document as an enhanced metafile. I usually succeed in pasting ListPlots -- see the picture on the right.

However, when I used Gridlines the pasted picture is blurred like on the left.

Any ideas how to fix that?

(* Blurred *)
ListPlot[{{10, 0.249}, {20, 0.481}, {40, 0.804}, {60, 1.346}}, GridLines -> {{{10, Dotted}, {20, Dotted}, {30, Dotted}, {40, 
  Dotted}, {50, Dotted}, {60, Dotted}}, {{0.5, Dotted}, {1, 
  Dotted}, {1.5, Dotted}}}]
(* Smooth *)
ListPlot[{{10, 0.249}, {20, 0.481}, {40, 0.804}, {60, 1.346}}]

enter image description here

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I think the problem is in the Dotted style that doesn't translate well into EMF or other formats. I'd use a light dashing instead:

ListPlot[
 {{10, 0.249}, {20, 0.481}, {40, 0.804}, {60, 1.346}}, 
 GridLines -> {Range[10, 60, 10], Range[0.5, 1, 0.5]}, 
 GridLinesStyle -> Directive[LightGray, Dashed]
]

Mathematica graphics

Then right click, "Save Graphic As...", and select a file name and the EMF file format. You can then import or drag the resulting EMF file into Word. Here is a screenshot of what the above plot looks like in Word when I drag it in:

enter image description here

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for your polite response, and I have succeeded that! But, the cause of blurred is not Dotted, it depends on whether "Range[]" is used in "Gridlines" or not. $\endgroup$
    – GaAs
    Aug 3 '17 at 1:30

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