Bug#502399: diarhesis characters make selection of words impossible

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu Oct 16 09:36:08 UTC 2008

Le jeudi 16 octobre 2008 à 10:43 +0200, martin f krafft a écrit :
> Package: evince-gtk
> Version: 2.22.2-3
> Severity: normal
> Given the attached PDF file, it's impossible with evince to select
> single words for copying, which seems to be due to the diarhesis
> characters.

This looks like a TeX document generated using the ae fonts. In which
case, this behavior is expected, since these fonts emulate the
characters by superposing the accents and umlauts to the ASCII

This should not happen if you use the lmodern or cm-super fonts.

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