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Re: (PDF) missing white space between words


From: Dona Patrick
Date: Apr 27, 2020 3:28PM

I see that often and it's really frustrating. One thing that I know causes
it is when the author has used a soft-return and not put a space after the
last word in a line.

Otherwise I am stumped as well.


On Mon, Apr 27, 2020, 5:21 PM Birkir R. Gunnarsson <
<EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> Gang
> One problem I keep having with PDF files that have been remediated by
> various sources is the merging of two words into one.
> This seems to happen fairly randomly, at least non-visually.
> Why this behavior?
> Could it be due to reading order tagging of text presented in a column
> layout where there is no space between the last word in one column and
> the first word in the next?
> Any words from the wise (at least wiser than I, which isn't hard)
> would be helpful.
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