[NTG-context] How to make copyable Chinese documents ?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Oct 3 20:20:05 CEST 2006

fdu.xiaojf at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi,
> My friends can use LaTeX+CJK or LaTeX+CCT to generate Chinese documents
> the Chinese characters in which can be selected and copied. The 
> procedure is using
>  LaTeX to convert .tex file to .dvi, then using gs to convert .dvi to .pdf.
> I can use ConTeXt to generate .pdf file directly from .tex. and the Chinese
> characters can be selected, but when I try to paste it to another text 
> editor, it
> looks like this "��������ū���".
> I am using chinese module in ConTeXt version before 2005.12.19. Will the 
> new
> version of ConTeXt fix this.
i've forgotten if there was a trick to do it using pdftex and context -) 

you can try the dvipdfmx route since dvipdfmx is more clever with those huge fonts 

future versions (next year) of pdftex will definitely support this unicode map trickery 


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