[OS X TeX] LaTeX with Chinese Characters

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 19 07:55:11 EDT 2005

On 10/18/05, Jose Figueroa-O'Farrill <j.m.figueroa at ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> Jung-Tsung> I was trying to compile a document containing chinese
> Jung-Tsung> characters...
> You may want to install XeTeX from Jonathan's Kew directory in the
> i-Installer.  There's been a recent thread at the XeTeX mailing list
> (xetex at tug.org) about vertical and right-to-left typesetting of
> Chinese texts.  I've been using XeTeX with Japanese characters
> (embedded in a mostly romaji document) and it works like a charm.
> Cheers, José


Thanks very much for the information. To accommodate Chinese
characters in the document seems to be more involved than I originally
expected -- I was thinking this achieved by invoking a package or sort
I don't need either the vertical, or the right-to-left typesetting,
just the ability to compile Chinese characters ... :-|

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