[pdftex] pdftex - Encoding for metafont PK fonts

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 11:27:50 CEST 2016

On Monday 27 June 2016 10:11:01 Ross Moore wrote:
> On Jun 27, 2016, at 9:25 AM, Ross Moore
> <ross.moore at mq.edu.au<mailto:ross.moore at mq.edu.au>> wrote:
> Certainly one can attach a /ToUnicode map to the /Type3 font.
> And if you build it correctly, it actually works!

Yes, manually including cmap works.

> However there is something else missing in the way the /Font
> dictionary is built in that case, which prevents Acrobat from using
> that CMap. The lack of encoding vector and /CharSet may well be the
> problem, or it may be some other piece of font metadata that is
> needed.
> Try this example, using the attached .cmap  file (which is not fully
> complete — I leave that to you to finish :-).
> It produces the attached PDF, from which you can Copy/Paste
> correctly.

I have fully complete cmap files (which I generated from PFB fonts) and 
that is working. I wrote it in email which I sent yesterday.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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