[XeTeX] access to composite characters

Malte Rosenau xetex_malte at web.de
Wed Nov 2 22:11:20 CET 2005

Musa schrieb am 02.11.05 18:31:19:

> > [...]
> > Using a font that actually supports the Unicode characters you want  
> > to use will mean that the PDF you create contains correct Unicode  
> > data, which you can copy and paste, search, etc.
> >
> > You can "fake it" by centering a period under the letter, for  
> > example, using macros such as those Musa has posted -- but the  
> > results may be less than ideal, unless you're prepared to spend the  
> > time tinkering with positioning until you get it exactly how you  
> > want. And although the result may look correct, it's less useful  
> > because you can hardly expect a PDF reader to successfully search  
> > for a word containing such a "faked" character, or Spotlight to  
> > index it properly, etc.
> >
> For what it's worth, stuff before the document preamble is what I  
> sometimes use for getting the various under-dotted letters I need for  
> transliterating Arabic. Jonathan provided a basic template that I  
> extended for my needs.
> #####
> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
> ...

Thank you, that works perfectly here!


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