[OS X TeX] gtamacfonts ligatures: PDF searchability
will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Mar 28 07:21:39 EST 2006
On Mar 27, 2006, at 8:35 PM, Robert Spence wrote:
> Is it possible to get PDF cut-and-paste plus searchability for the
> ligatures in the gtamacfonts?
Using XeTeX instead would be the best option.
At a guess the gtamacfonts package converts the fonts in some way,
munging the encoding which causes the difficulty you see --- this is
just one of the reasons why I've been arguing against doing this
since the subject first came up.
Here's that text copied and pasted from a .pdf made from TextEdit
using HoeflerText w/ settings so as to produce the fl ligature:
If you want to use a Type 1 version of HoeflerText you should
purchase the real thing from www.typography.com
senior graphic designer
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