[texhax] (no subject)
daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue May 8 21:35:14 CEST 2012
On 05/08/2012 08:52 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 2012-05-08 at 13:25:30 -0400, Thomas Schneider wrote:
> > Bcc:
> > Subject: Re: [texhax] creating pdf where you can copy and paste
> > Reply-To:
> > In-Reply-To:<39CC7012-613E-47CF-A9E7-64D36C3A522A at frycomm.com>
> > > > I'm creating pdfs with latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf. The resulting
> > > > pdf is does not lend itself to copy and paste in adobe reader,
> > > > so I am getting complaints downstream. Is it possible to
> > > > produce pdfs where copy and paste are possible?
> > >
> > > Yes. You'll need to use either pdflatex or xelatex (or lualatex)
> > > for best results as I understand it.
> > I get copy/pastable PDFs in Acrobat 8.3.1 (professional) and Adobe
> > Reader 9.5.1 by the latex -> dvips -> ps2pdf route. I just checked.
> > I downloaded the latest Adobe Reader 10.1.3 (Mac OS X) and it worked
> > for cut/paste too. I've never seen a problem with cut/paste.
> Did you try a file containing non-ASCII characters? I assume that
> only then the cmap package is needed.
what about ligatures?
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