[OS X TeX] LaTeX with Chinese Characters

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Wed Oct 19 10:06:26 EDT 2005

On Oct 18, 2005, at 4:43 PM, Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> Hi, I understand this is not a "Mac OS X TeX" question in essence, but
> a general LaTeX one. I would appreciate if someone can tell me to
> which approriate forum I should turn for the following question. [I
> only know this TeX mailing list.]
> I was trying to compile a document containing chinese characters, and
> of course it didn't come out right. I googled a little bit, and found
> out it appeared to be fairly complicated. For example, here's one of
> the googled results:
> http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/cs/cjk.html
> Is this really what I should do? I am using i-installer TeX + TeXShop.

If you're not working with others on other platforms, using XeTeX is 
probably the best option.

If not, the cjk package can be made to work --- instructions for using 
it have been posted to this list in the past, should be findable in the 
archives and they work fine. Used them to do the CCS paper in TUG2003:



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