[texhax] extracting math from pdf file
Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Sun Dec 5 23:38:45 CET 2010
On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 22:46 (+0100), Benjamin Sambale wrote:
> Dear forum,
> consider the following code:
> I compiled this code using pdflatex (TeX Live 2010). If I try to copy
> the \ne-symbol in the corresponding pdf-file with the mouse cursor, I
> get an equality-sgin (=) instead. I only tried this with evince as
> pdf viewer, but I suspect that the behavior is similar for other
> viewers. I also tried to use something like
> without success. I'm very grateful for any ideas.
A quick peek in plain.tex shows that, at least there, \ne is an
over-struck combination of two characters:
If LaTeX does the same thing, then there is no single "not equal" glyph.
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