[poppler] fixing-up TeX accents

Albert Astals Cid aacid at kde.org
Tue Mar 22 12:19:54 PDT 2011

A Dimarts, 22 de març de 2011, Tim Brody va escriure:
> Hi All,
> Can someone give me some feedback on the following approach in
> TextPage::addChar:
> if
> overlap &&
> accent IS-IN fixup-map
> then
> replace accent with combining-char (e.g. 0x0308)
> swap(currentChar,combining-char)
> unicodeNormalizeNFKC(word)
> Where fixup-map is a mapping of TeX-used accents to Unicode combining
> chars.
> Is it ok to always do this? Any circumstance where you would expect to get
> overlapping accents and it not be a TeX-generated combine?

Why not make tex generate the accents correcltly? AFAIR there is an option to 
make Tex not create stupid PDF files.


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