[XeTeX] how to do (better) searchable PDFs in xelatex?

Peter Baker psb6m at virginia.edu
Mon Oct 15 17:02:05 CEST 2012

On 10/15/12 10:59 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> That's exactly the problem - these glyphs are encoded at PUA 
> codepoints, so that's what (most) tools will give you as the 
> corresponding character data. If they were unencoded, (some) tools 
> would use the glyph names to infer the relevant characters, which 
> would work better.
>> Small caps are named like "a.sc" and they are unencoded.
> And as they're unencoded, (some) tools will look at the glyph name and 
> map it to the appropriate character.

I've been trying to explain this:  but Jonathan does it much better than 
I did, and with more authority.


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