[dvipdfmx] Spurious spaces in copied text with PK fonts

Shunsaku Hirata shunsaku.hirata74 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 14:44:19 CET 2021

The copy-paste behavior depends on the PDF application
you are using. I could not reproduce the problem in Acrobat
Reader DC (2021.001.20138).
I also tested with pdftotext (version 0.86.1) and found no

Shunsaku Hirata

2021年2月19日(金) 20:18 Igor Liferenko <igor.liferenko at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> If character "y" is in PK font, the text "xyz" after copying is pasted
> as "x y z".
> The same is if all thee characters are in PK font. If all three are in
> Type1 font,
> the text is pasted as "xyz".
> This is test.tex:
>     \font\my=cmtt10 x{\my y}z \bye
> Run "tex" on it and then
>     T1FONTS=/tmp dvipdfmx test
> and then copy-paste the text.
> Regards,
> Igor

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