[pdftex] 2 questions

Petr Sojka sojka at informatics.muni.cz
Wed Dec 12 18:55:59 CET 2001

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 03:21:27PM +0000, David Carlisle wrote:
>    >  * the use of ToUnicode in pdftex has been slightly outlined here, has
>    >there been any actual work in this area? Is there any chance that it
>    >could be possible one day to use AE or ZE fonts and have \'e be
>    >registered as é in the PDF ?
>    sure, it's supported in context for some time already -)
> What exactly needs to be done here? \'e (if using T1, or LY1) encoding
> has always ended up in the pdf as é hasn't it? Is some other mapping
> needed for unicode support (I haven't looked at more recent pdf specs, I
> admit)

To fully support any language having characters outside
AdobeStandard encoding(s), one has to set ToUnicode CMap font
resource (see section 5.9 of

Providing CMaps ensures operations as searching, indexing, and
exporting of text to other applications.
ToUnicode entry is in PDF since 1.2 (Acrobat 3).

For details see http://partners.adobe.com/asn/developer/pdfs/tn/5411.ToUnicode.pdf (Adobe Technical Note #5411 ToUnicode Mapping File

> David

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