Re: [OS X TeX] Kanbun (漢文) and French...
fusion at mx6.tiki.ne.jp
Fri Jan 2 11:09:22 EST 2009
On samedi 03 janv. 09, at 00:44, Peter Dyballa wrote:
> Am 02.01.2009 um 15:28 schrieb Jean-Christophe Helary:
>> I did visit the site, installed xetex with Fink and tried it with a
>> few (French) paragraphs or my document, but the resulting PDF did
>> not display any French accent.
> Because you did not adapt your document to XeTeX, did not, for
> example, use fontspec in case it's LaTeX based. And it's also good
> to use an UTF encoding for the document's contents.
Well, I've spent some time on the xetex site and did not find much
Thank you for the code though.
> Don't forget to customise for your system's fonts! Babel or
> polyglossia can be used for hyphenation. Since your Japanese texts
> are so short you don't other Japanese support then choosing the
> proper font.
I have just dumped all my Fink and MacPort tex related packages and am
Regarding the kanbun part, I am not sure it is that simple. Because
kanbun requires at least 2 signs in addition to the kanji: the okuri-
gana (bottom-right) and the kaeri-ten (bottom left).
Regarding Babel, I have found that it had recently been updated to
work with the ptex package and that give me hope (if MacTex does not
work for my purposes) that there is a solution for my problem...
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