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Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: "à" in title makes damaged pdf
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:42:10 +0100
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yvand <address@hidden> writes:

> and the character "à" in the title was the origin of the problem!
> (same problem
> in other header fields)
> It seems so odd, amazing for me that only this "special" character was the
> problem. Indeed, other "special" characters (such as é, É, è, È, ç, Ç,
> ù, Ù, À
> (à uppercase!) etc) works fine!

> Below is an example of code that generates a damaged pdf :

This is not quite a minimal example.  Better is something like the
attached file.

Attachment: xxx.ly
Description: Text Data

Now here is the rub: this is very clearly an encoding problem, and it is
a problem occuring only for particular characters for you.  To reproduce
it accurately, it is very important that we have byte for byte the same
file to check that you have.  So it is not sufficient to include the
file in your mail text, rather you have to send it as an "attachment" to
your mail.  How to attach a file properly depends on your mail client.

Please check how you fare with the file I attached.  Does it work or
not?  If not, send us the output of your LilyPond run, attached as a

David Kastrup

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