[Tugindia] Mapping Unicode characters

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Thu Sep 17 13:31:28 CEST 2009

On 17-Sep-09, at 4:27 PM, Shrisha Rao wrote:

> El sep 17, 2009, a las 4:15 p.m., Suresh Avarulakshmi, Integra  
> escribió:
>> Hi All,
>> Can any one update how to map the fonts to Unicode characters, for  
>> further
>> usability in LaTeX.
> Try XeLaTeX; it does what you are trying to accomplish.
>> And also, the feasibility to generate the tagged PDF in
>> LaTeX.
> I know the hyperref package can be used for some things, though I  
> don't know if it meets all relevant standards.

Tagged pdf (creation with pdfTeX) is still a work in progress, early  
results of which can be seen in the presentation made by Ross Moore at  
TUG 2009. Please take a look at:


It might take a while before you will be able to make use of pdfTeX  
out of the box to create tagged pdf.

Best regards

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