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CTAN package update: the CMap package

Date: April 26, 2007 6:24:36 PM CEST
Vladimir Volovich wrote: > i've uploaded the file cmap-1.0g.tar.gz to the incoming directory of > ftp.tex.ac.uk. > > Please replace the content of CTAN:macros/latex/contrib/cmap/ > with this new version. > > description of changes: > > ============================= > Added support for the Arabic and Farsi encodings (files lae.cmap > and lfe.cmap), contributed by Youssef JABRI. > > Added support for OT1 encoding (files ot1.cmap and ot1tt.cmap), > contributed by Oleg Katsitadze. > > Added "dotless j" mapping to T1, T2A, T2B, T2C; this character > appeared in unicode 4.1 (noticed by Oleg Katsitadze). > > The package now detects the monospace (typewriter) fonts (by > checking whether \fontdimen3=0, \fontdimen4=0 and widths of > letters "W" and "i" are the same). If a monospace font is > detected, and a file <encoding>tt.cmap exists, it will be used > for this font instead of <encoding>.cmap. This is useful for > encodings such as OT1 where there are variants in mapping > between "normal" and "typewriter" fonts. > > To force loading of the CMap files even for fonts such as cmr10 > which are normally preloaded into the pdflatex format file, add > an option [resetfonts]. This will undefine those fonts and load > the CMap for them (if they will be used in the document). > ============================= thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version and updated the catalogue entry. Interested users may see the catalogue entry at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/cmap.html or view the distribution itself at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/cmap/ Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

cmap – Make PDF files searchable and copyable

The cmap package provides character map tables, which make PDF files generated by pdf both searchable and copy-able in acrobat reader and other compliant PDF viewers. Encodings supported are OT1, T1, T2A, T2B, T2C and T5, together with LAE (Arabic), LFE (Farsi) and LGR (Greek) and a variant OT1tt for cmtt-like fonts.

The package’s main limitation currently is the inability to work with virtual fonts, because of limitations of pdf. This restriction may be resolved in a future version of pdf.

Packagecmap
Version1.0h
MaintainerVladimir Volovich

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