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Re: writing Hiragana/Katakana/Kanji with a US keyboard

On Tuesday 06 March 2012 16:14:08 Lisi wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 March 2012 14:14:18 Arthur Marsh wrote:
> > Hi, what is the best way under Debian to write Japanese text? Is a
> > Japanese keyboard a major help or can a US keyboard work alright.
> >
> > What needs to be installed and configured to compose kana and kanji
> > characters?
> I use scim/skim and an ordinary keyboard.  I just type phonetically and teh
> kana come up.  When teh kana reachjes teh end of teh word, I am offered all
> possible kanji for the kana in question and can chose eitgher to stay with
> kana (for a child?) nor to sat which kanji I require.  It isn't installed
> on this computer yet, so I can't demonstrate.  But by phonetically I mean
> e.g. type chihiro which will come up in kana as i complete each syllable.
> scim will, of course, require configuring.

Sorry.  I failed to proof read. :-(


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