[XeTeX] Whitespace in input

Keith J. Schultz keithjschultz at web.de
Sat Nov 19 14:25:37 CET 2011

Am 19.11.2011 um 13:51 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:

> 2011/11/19 Keith J. Schultz <keithjschultz at web.de>:
>>        As for getting junk when copying unicode, just copy between to text using different fonts, where one font does
>>        not contain the glyph.
> When performing copy&paste or text search in PDF, I am not interested
> in glyphs but in characters. I do not care what glyphs will be
> displayed. If I copy the text to OpenOffice, I can change the font
> later and if the codepoints were transferred correctly, I will see the
	As you say if transferred correctly!

> text (it was true even with OpenOffice 1.x, I tried many years ago).
> If I copy the text to gedit, ontconfig will automatically find a font
> for displaying the characters not present in the current font. I still
> have to read the fontconfig manual in order to find how to configure
> its searching algorithm. Arabic fonts may be a problem especially if
> you wish to use Arabic, Persian and Urdu. Now I know that I have to
> force fontonfic to select automatically SIL Scheherezade because it
> contains all characters. I can thus use both U+0643 and U+06A. When
> writing Akbar, I can write it both in Arabic and in Urdu/Farsi

[snip, snip]

>>       The only advise I can give is choose your tools wisely.


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