ptex & zw (was Re: [OS X TeX] Kanbun (漢文) and French...)

Jean-Christophe Helary fusion at
Sun Jan 4 10:17:15 EST 2009

On dimanche 04 janv. 09, at 22:12, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:

> Am 04.01.2009 um 13:45 schrieb Jean-Christophe Helary:
>> I am downloading the uptex package at the moment. I had seen the  
>> kanbun.sty and sfkanbun.sty files references on the Japanese pages  
>> and was considering to use them. I have no idea though how to  
>> "adapt them to XeteX". But I'll certainly take a look.
> The kanbun packages use the pTeX only dimension zw and you have
> to replace it with a normal TeX dimension.

Ok, I've noticed where the zw was used in the sty files. I'll check  
more later tomorrow, it is way past bed time !

> You should also look into the zhspacing [1] and xCJK [2] packages
> for XeLaTeX.
> [1]
> [2]

I've downloaded them. I'll check that later.

> It would be also interesting to hear your results with upTeX.

Sure. I'll let you know if I don't find a solution for this dimention  

Jean-Christophe Helary

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