Re: Big5 and abiword
On Sun, Apr 22, 2001 at 06:45:29PM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I'm having problems getting Big5 to work with abiword. I have xcin up
> and running. I can enter pinyin in abiword, but the resulting character
> is wrong, i.e. the font is wrong -- How do I select a a Big5 font from
> within abiword?
> I tried adding the two font.dir files below, but that did not help. Any
You sure you added the right filenames? They are 'zh-TW', 'zh-CN'
with '-' instead of '_'. And you have to set LANG to zh_TW.Big5.
If you want English menu, set LC_MESSAGE to C or en_US, whatever.
> > > I did get cxterm working entering pinyin with tones -- totally cool! So
> > > I can edit .tex directly, but a WYSIWYG editor would be perferable.
> > Try Abiword. The latest version in Debian already supports CJK. You do
> > need to add two font config files though.
> > /usr/share/abisuite/fonts/zh-TW/fonts.dir:
> > 8
> > Arphic-MingB5-B5-H, -Arphic-AR PL Mingti2L Big5-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-c-0-big5-0, 880, 120, 1000
> > /usr/share/abisuite/fonts/zh-CN/fonts.dir:
> > 8
> > Arphic-MingGB-GB-EUC-H, -arphic-ar pl sungtil gb-medium-r-normal--0-0-0-0-c-0-gb2312.1980-0, 880, 120, 1000
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