[NTG-context] Getting copy-pastable ligatures?

Gerben Wierda gerben.wierda at rna.nl
Mon Jan 26 17:25:53 CET 2015


On 05 Dec 2014, at 10:13, Gerben Wierda <Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl> wrote:

> 
> On 04 Dec 2014, at 16:22, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 
>> On 12/4/2014 3:54 PM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>> On 30 Nov 2014, at 23:38, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 11/30/2014 1:22 PM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>>>> I’m using mkii. I’d like ot be able to copy-paste words form the
>>>>> resulting pdf. That works well, except for words that contain ligatures
>>>>> (e.g. fl fi etc.) Is there a way I can tell (Con)TeXt that the result
>>>>> must be copy-pastable.
>>>>> 
>>>>> To make matters slightly more complex I’m using Optima, converted on a Mac:
>>>>> 
>>>>> \usetypescript[serif,sans,mono] [hanging] [normal]
>>>>> 
>>>>> % Bypassing type-gtamacfonts.tex
>>>>> \starttypescript [sans,serif] [optima] [texnansi,ec]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [Optima-Regular] [\typescriptthree-OptimaRegular]
>>>>> [encoding=\typescriptthree]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [Optima-Italic] [\typescriptthree-OptimaItalic]
>>>>> [encoding=\typescriptthree]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [Optima-Bold] [\typescriptthree-OptimaBold]
>>>>> [encoding=\typescriptthree]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [Optima-BoldItalic] [\typescriptthree-OptimaBoldItalic]
>>>>> [encoding=\typescriptthree]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [Optima-ExtraBlack] [\typescriptthree-OptimaExtraBlack]
>>>>> [encoding=\typescriptthree]
>>>>> \stoptypescript
>>>>> \starttypescript [sans,serif] [optima] [name]
>>>>> \setups  [font:fallback:\typescriptone]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [\typescriptprefix\typescriptone] [Optima-Regular]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [\typescriptprefix\typescriptone Italic] [Optima-Italic]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [\typescriptprefix\typescriptone Bold][Optima-Bold]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [\typescriptprefix\typescriptone BoldItalic]
>>>>> [Optima-BoldItalic]
>>>>> \definefontsynonym [\typescriptprefix\typescriptone Black]
>>>>> [Optima-ExtraBlack]
>>>>> \stoptypescript
>>>>> \definetypeface[allsans][rm][serif][optima][default][encoding=texnansi]
>>>>> \definetypeface[allsans][ss][sans][optima][default][encoding=texnansi]
>>>>> \loadmapfile [gtamacfonts.map]
>>>>> \setupbodyfont[allsans,10pt]
>>>> 
>>>> op zich zou het moeten werken (een tonunicode vector) als er een pdfr-*.mkii file is voor de encoding ... er is er eentje voor ec encoding
>>> 
>>> Ik ben er niet zo in thuis, maar welke items in bij font setup moet ik dan wijzigen?
>> 
>> texnansi -> ec
> 
> I changed some of the last font statements to
> 
> \definetypeface[allsans][rm][serif][optima][default][encoding=ec]
> \definetypeface[allsans][ss][sans][optima][default][encoding=ec]
> 
> but that does not help. Probably more is needed, but that requires a programmer-level knowledge of ConTeXt and not a user-level :-)


I’m still interested in a solution that enables me to do a full copy-paste including ligatures.

Another thing that would be OK if I can create a text/unicode output out of the ConTeXt project and copy/paste from that.

G

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