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### Pros and Cons XeTeX vs pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

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### Differences between LuaTeX, ConTeXt and XeTeX

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### Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text?

Is it possible to produce a PDF with un-copyable text? I mean, when you want to copy text from the PDF, you can't copy it or what you copy is nonsense characters.
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### I am new to TeX. Should I use LaTeX, XeLaTeX, ...?

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### ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc)

I get this error message, during compiling my .tex-document. line 234 - ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package documentation ...
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### Automatically change é to \'e – most convenient setup for accented letters?

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### Small-caps, old-style numbers, and some ligatures produce odd symbols in PDF copy text?

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### Is there any specific reason to use LaTeX over XeLaTeX?

Is there any situation in which it would be easier to do things in LaTeX rather than XeLaTeX?
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Is there any possibility to make use of the font "Goudy Old Style" in a LaTeX document? I haven't found it in the font packages.
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### How to force pdfTeX and XeTeX to produce the same measurement for the imported image?

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