[XeTeX] XeTeX for Linux (first experiencies)

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Mon Jun 5 22:41:31 CEST 2006

Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 4 Jun 2006, at 11:23 pm, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>> With the original dvipdfmx I was able to do it using the
>> CJKbookmarks option and adding "\AtBeginDvi{\special{pdf: tounicode
>> UTF8-UCS2}}" to the file. UTF8-UCS2 can be located at
>> http://project.ktug.or.kr/dvipdfmx/sample/omega/lambda-example2.zip.
> As xdvipdfmx is directly based on dvipdfmx, it may be possible to do  
> something similar. But note that the whole TeX font (re-)encoding  
> machinery isn't really relevant any more once we're rendering Unicode  
> text with Unicode fonts, so if the "pdf: tounicode" stuff relies on  
> the encoding vector from the font map file, then it'll need some  
> modification to work directly with Unicode fonts instead. I haven't  
> looked into this yet.

I thought Lambda worked directly with Unicode fonts and rendered Unicode
text with Unicode fonts. But it seems that I was wrong.

Thanks for the explanation,


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