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From: "Marcin „sirmacik” Karpezo" <marcin@karpezo.pl>
To: discuss@mandoc.bsd.lv
Subject: Re: Bad national charachers renndering in PDF
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:07:16 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20181119140715.GB19234@mail.freearts.agency> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <340.1542635529@cathet.us>

Anthony J. Bentley dixit (2018-11-19, 06:52):

> Hi Marcin,
> 
> Marcin „sirmacik” Karpezo writes:
> > I'm having troubles with rendering of Polish charachers in my pdf
> > exports. I've tried every options I've found in man and so on, but
> > without any results.
> 
> Unfortunately mandoc's PDF output doesn't handle Unicode at all, and
> renders all special characters as ASCII. I am not sure what adding
> such support would entail (there might be font issues?). mandoc is
> great at rendering Unicode in the terminal and in HTML output, but
> getting Unicode in PDF manuals is currently a matter of using some
> other troff implementation.

That's bad news. At my institute we've found ourselves writing a lot of
mandoc documentation but we also need to start producing PDFs from it. 
Thanks for the info, I'll start looking for some other implementation. 

Marcin
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      parent reply	other threads:[~2018-11-19 14:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-19 13:31 Marcin „sirmacik” Karpezo
2018-11-19 13:52 ` Anthony J. Bentley
2018-11-19 14:06   ` Ingo Schwarze
2018-11-19 14:19     ` Marcin „sirmacik” Karpezo
2018-11-19 16:07       ` Ingo Schwarze
2018-11-19 17:17         ` Marcin Karpezo
2018-11-19 14:07   ` Marcin „sirmacik” Karpezo [this message]

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