[NTG-context] follow up

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 2 22:16:18 CEST 2019


On 4/2/2019 8:38 PM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 2 Apr 2019, at 17:11, Hans Hagen <j.hagen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>
>> On 4/2/2019 4:18 PM, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>>> Am Tue, 2 Apr 2019 15:58:18 +0200 schrieb Floris van Manen:
>>>>> indeed on preview no x shows up but it does in other viewers
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Not just the x.
>>>> In the second example the s will disappear, be shows up if you add some extra digits, and then dropping the 2
>>> I don't have a mac and can't reproduce the problem. But the missing
>>> char seems to be always the last one in the beginbfchar/endbfchar
>>> list.
>>>> The OSX preview is flaky but i’d assume the output of both context version would be similar (enough)
>>> The new context adds new lines inside the beginbfchar/endbfchar
>>> block. Perhaps this confuses preview and it drops the last entry.
>> it is indeed the last one that is the issue but changing spacing or adding dummies doesn't help
> 
> More likely the problem it has is due to the omitted /CIDSet in the font descriptor.
> 
> The error is in the display engine, not the text extractor (since cut&paste work ok).
> And that means the problem is almost certainly not the cmap. The only other non-trivial
> difference I saw in the old vs. new pdf was that no longer present /CIDSet.
> 
> Unf., generating one in the text editor is bit beyond me-on-the-could mode, so I can
> not be certain of that although it seems likely (I checked with FF that the two glyphs
> are indeed in the embedded font subset and in the exact slots the pdf says they have, so
> that is also unlikely to be the problem.)
ok, i'll check that tomorrow ... (cidsets are actually obsolete)

Hans

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