Articles posted on September 21st, 2004

Pasting accented text from Preview to Word: How to get the accented characters right

Tuesday, September 21st, 2004 • 10:55 pm

Copying and pasting text from a PDF file into a Word document has never been a very reliable proposition. The text selection tool in PDF viewers tends to be pretty poor, and then there can be all kinds of formatting issues. With Mac OS X’s Preview, there can be an additional difficulty when attempting to […]

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Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server: Several useful hints at

Tuesday, September 21st, 2004 • 10:48 am

The web site Mac OS X Hints is always a good read, but Rob has a particularly good crop of hints these days, at least as far as I am concerned: “Some info on Unicode and multilingual Macs” explains the difference between “composed Unicode” and “decomposed Unicode”. I wondered why I was getting these weird […]

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