search accents in pdf generated by TeX

Ulrike Fischer news3 at
Thu Jan 27 11:37:57 CET 2022

Am Fri, 21 Jan 2022 00:53:02 +0100 schrieb Gérald Tenenbaum:

> Hello,
> I come across  an unexpected issue with the pdf file of a book written 
> with eplain. I turns out that accented letters are not recognized by the 
> pdf. is there anything I can modify either in the source or in the pdf 
> to make accents recognized?

Well in LaTeX it works (if you use T1 encoding). So yes it is
possible by using the right font (perhaps you need also a cmap or

But I don't know if there exist some premade support in eplain. 

Ulrike Fischer

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