[XeTeX] potential new feature: \XeTeXgenerateactualtext

ShreeDevi Kumar shreeshrii at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 17:23:45 CET 2016

Hello Akira,

I was only reporting the result of my test with sumatrapdf with the pdf
with devanagari text.

Jonathan had mentioned in an earlier msg that Foxit etc were using the
Glyph stream instead of Actualtext. Since Sumatrapdf gave similar result
for devanagari, I mentioned the same.


- sent from my phone. excuse the brevity.
On 29-Feb-2016 5:45 pm, "Akira Kakuto" <kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp> wrote:

> SumatraPDF on windows 10 was similar to Foxit Reader - using the glyph
>>> stream
>>> instead of the actualtext - in case of devanagari text.
> Thanks a lot for correcting my mistake.
> I confirmed by using accsupp package by Heiko that
> SumatraPDF on windows does not use the ActualText for
> "select, copy&paste", but use the glyph stream.
> Thank you again ShreeDevi Kumar.
> Best,
> Akira
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