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Ligatures corrupting text copy from PDFs generated from web-pages

Making moves

Hi all 🙂

I have a possibly weird workflow, where I save PDFs from a tutorial web-site (to avoid all the dynamic advertising), and then I copy some of the text from the PDF into a text-editor for making notes.

However, certain character combinations in the web-page (fi, fl, ff) creates the UTF-8 Replacement Character (EFBFBD) when I copy text from the PDF to the text-editor. I see the same when using other web-browsers.

Anyone know a work-around for avoiding this?

The web-site in question is:

Kind regards,
Roger Bratseth