Donald Knuth at the Desktop Publishing Pioneers meeting laments that converting to pdf using his fonts yields pdf files without searchable text. Is this fixed yet?
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Are Knuth's fonts searchable in pdf yet?
Type 3 fonts can be given encoding vectors as of the pdftex in the 2018 release, thanks to Pali Rohar.
The fix for this would be for Latin Modern to be updated to match the preferred shapes, and to use it in an up-to-date TeX variant such as xe(la)tex or lua(la)tex.
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