[XeTeX] xelatex to doc?

ShreeDevi Kumar shreeshrii at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 05:02:08 CET 2018

As suggested earlier by  Zdenek Wagner, use  \XeTeXgenerateactualtext in
the preamble of your latex document. Then the Devanagari text can also be
easily copied from the generated pdf. We use this option in pdfs posted on
sanskritdocuments.org and it works very well.

भजन - कीर्तन - आरती @ http://bhajans.ramparivar.com

On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:27 PM, Hueckstedt, Robert A. (rah2k) <
rah2k at virginia.edu> wrote:

> With a publisher’s permission I used xelatex to provide them copy, not
> camera-ready copy, for a long book that has Sanskrit in Devanagari  and an
> English translation. Of course, the files I provided the publisher are
> pdfs. Now, the publisher wants them in doc. When they try to cut and paste
> from the pdf to doc, none of the conjunct consonants are recognized in the
> doc file. I used the velthuis-sanskrit mapping, and I am wondering if using
> the RomDev mapping would make a difference. I somehow doubt it. Suggestions?
> Gratefully,
> Bob Hueckstedt
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