[pdftex] unicode in pdftex

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed Jun 20 01:55:49 CEST 2001

Peter =?iso-8859-1?Q?Schr=F6der?= writes:

 > I want to specify some symbols in unicode in the document info string
 > and in section titles. \366 (for o-umlaut) works as expected, but how do
 > I get the sqrt symbol? In unicode it is at hex 221A. Naive translation
 > into a 5 digit octal code did not do the trick. How do you get those
 > beasts?

have you read of Heiko Oberdiek's paper in the hyperref
documentation? He explains a lot of things in this area.

getting Unicode to work in system strings in PDF is not really viable
at present.


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