[XeTeX] Res: small caps not searcheable

Andrew Cunningham lang.support at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 01:57:03 CEST 2009

2009/8/5 David Perry <hospes.primus at verizon.net>

> For the long term, certainly not using PUA values is right.  I'm still not
> sure what to do right now, given the small number of OT-capable apps.  I
> think (but now need to confirm) that PDFs produced by InDesign (and perhaps
> other programs) can be searched even if they are dealing with a font that
> uses PUA values.

My experiences with PDFs generated by InDesign ME is that it relies heavily
on PUA and the presentational blocks for Arabic, depending on how the font
was designed of course.

I gave up trying to search and index PDF files long ago.


Andrew Cunningham
Vicnet Research and Development Coordinator
State Library of Victoria

andrewc at vicnet.net.au
lang.support at gmail.com
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