[NTG-pdftex] [ pdftex-Bugs-102 ] \pdffontexpand without autoexpand produces strange "ligature"

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Bugs item #102, was opened at 2004-08-20 18:38
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Category: hz
Group: v1.20a
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Martin Schröder (oneiros)
Assigned to: The Thanh Han (hanthethanh)
>Summary: \pdffontexpand without autoexpand produces strange "ligature"

Initial Comment:
In the attached test file the fonts are set up by
\def\setupfont{
   \resetefcode\font
   \pdffontexpand\font 20 20 5 %autoexpand
}

This produces a strange "ligature" in the fifth word of
the resulting pdf (test/oertzen.pdf): instead of "ä" in
"Verhältnis" something quite different is printed.

If autoexpand is used, "ä" is printed.

Also the log shows control characters at some points in
the trace of the first page, most notably in the fonts
names (0a and 00).

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>Comment By: Martin Schröder (oneiros)
Date: 2004-08-20 18:40

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I tried this with pdfetex and pdftex (not etex), and the
effect is the same.

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