Re[3]: [xep-support] Re: Space between two Japanese characters is ignored by Adobe PDF reader

From: Alexei Gagarinov <>
Date: Fri Nov 17 2006 - 08:08:36 PST


>> When you say "XEP doesn't insert white-space characters in the PDF
>> output" do you mean it does not do it for CJK only or never?

> Never.

A necessary correction:
never for multi-bytes (TrueType and OpenType) fonts.
XEP inserts actual space characters for one-byte (Type1) fonts (+ Tw,
if needed).

But Acrobat correctly handles the absolute positioning of English text
for both one-byte and multi-bytes fonts.

Best regards,
  Alexei Gagarinov

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