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bug #319: tex4ht changes plain text -- when in lualatex mode to HEX 15

Submitted by:  Nasser M. Abbasi <nma123>
Submitted on:  Thu Jun 30 12:49:16 2016  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 7 - ImportantStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Closed

Thu Jun 30 23:11:34 2016, comment #2:

committed to tl, closing. thanks to all.

Karl Berry <karl>
Project Administrator
Thu Jun 30 15:12:30 2016, comment #1:

I've given some information in my answer on TeX.sx:

The problem is that ligatures are formed in this case, hyphens are made active in \ScriptEnv, the solution is to add \hbox{} to the hyphen definition to prevent the ligatures forming. I've commited the solution to tex4ht sources.

Michal Hoftich <michal_h21>
Project Member
Thu Jun 30 12:49:16 2016, original submission:

I found that -- get changed to NAK (hex 15) in HTML when compiling in lualatex mode. This is a big problem. It means I can't use all the code formating code I have. Below is a MWE, and more screen shots and information can be found at this link



\ifdefined\HCode% detect tex4ht

-- this is a test


Now compiling the above using make4ht --lua foo.tex and looking at the HTML, we see that the -- has been changed to HEX 15.

When compiling using make4ht foo.tex, the problem do not exist and -- are left as is.

I am using TL 2016 on Linux

Nasser M. Abbasi <nma123>


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