[smc-discuss] Aisan and other complex text language copy/conversion issue in PDF

Nandakumar Edamana nandakumar at nandakumar.co.in
Sat Dec 30 05:05:57 PST 2017

I think it is the job of the PDF generation engine. More research should 
be done toward this. I had noticed this issue several times, and 
remember somebody blaiming XeLaTeX for the splitting of glyphs.

On Saturday 30 December 2017 06:33 PM, sooraj kenoth wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to find out issue in copying Malayalam text from PDF
> files. I thought the issue was in PDF to Text conversion and has to be
> fixed in poppler.
> But in many discussions, including Adobe's support forum, they says
> that issue is not with PDF to text, but it a problem with PDF creator.
> It say the file doest not contain glyph-to-character mapping
> information.
> >From where can I add this information?
> How can I add this information to a PDF file?

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