Grid lines showing in PDF

Hello all, I have a very strange issue with an odt file. When the file is exported as PDF and viewed from my computer directly the grid lines are not visible, however when the PDF is sent and viewed from my mobile device the grid lines are clearly visible. Еven while sending the file, the preview of the PDF I see on my computer is again with grid lines. Will highly appreciate if someone more knowledgeable could investigate further, thanks!

grid lines.odt - Problem odt file

The preview i see from my computer while sending to another person via WhatsApp:

(Edit: activated screenshot -AK)

What’s your question?

I want the grid lines to remain hidden, currently they are seen on the mobile device.

Cell borders are added by the document author. Obviously, you have some, but it is extremely difficult to see where they are.

You have also added background colour to some paragraphs in cells with direct formatting which complicates formatting maintenance of your table.

I think the cause of these white lines is your choice of cell background instead of table background. Table background is applied to the whole table surface, while cell background is applied cell per cell to the interior of the cells. Depending on the size of the cells (it looks like many of them are merged), you may have an integer rounding effect which leaves periodically a pixel (line) outside any cell (as if there were a border) and this pixel (line) takes the page background colour.

To fix your issue, use Table in the drop-down menu of the Bacground tab.

CAUTION! To avoid the return of the mishap, clear first all your cell backgrounds!

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