[texhax] accented letters converting from PDF to Word

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Apr 15 16:30:18 CEST 2009

Am Wed, 15 Apr 2009 08:35:00 +0200 schrieb Gianni Maniscalco Basile:

> Sorry to trouble you.
> I am a meny years TeX and LaTeX user and since a few months I have to 
> convert pdf files built with PDFLaTeX into MWord files.
> Most converters do a pretty good job. But!
> Accented letter disappear in the Word file or in the best case they came 
> out as `a, `e, etc.
> If I use the accented glyphs (àèìòù), they just disappear.
> Is there something I can do?

Use T1-encoding (\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}). Sometimes you also need
the package cmap. 

And if you use accented glyphs (àèìòù) in the input: don't forget to
use inputenc. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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