[XeTeX] Whitespace in input

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Nov 19 18:18:09 CET 2011

On 2011-11-19 14:25, Keith J. Schultz wrote:

Perhaps this can be of use:

> Am 19.11.2011 um 13:51 schrieb Zdenek Wagner:
>> 2011/11/19 Keith J. Schultz <keithjschultz at web.de
>> <mailto: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.
> regards
> Keith.
> --------------------------------------------------
> Subscriptions, Archive, and List information, etc.:
>   http://tug.org/mailman/listinfo/xetex

More information about the XeTeX mailing list