[sword-devel] Korean Bible

David Burry sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sun, 21 Jul 2002 23:34:31 -0700

Aren't fonts normally supposed to display a small square box when there's no
character to display?  Just to prevent this very kind of confusion where you
think there's something wrong with your display altogether when the whole
screen is blank?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian Renz" <crenz-swordproject@web42.com>
To: <sword-devel@crosswire.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2002 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: [sword-devel] Korean Bible

> Hi Don,
> >http://elbourne.org/sword/Korean_screenshot.jpg
> >
> >http://elbourne.org/sword/ChiGu_screenshot.jpg
> The CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) characters are split up into several
> different parts. I think your version of Arial Unicode MS is missing
> some of them. The screenshot of the Chinese Bible looks weird; a lot
> of characters are missing. Compare to mine at
> http://www.web42.com/software/jianzidian/ .
> You could try to download a newer version of Arial Unicode MS (if you
> have trouble finding it, I can upload mine for you). For the record,
> here's the size and date of mine:
> arialuni.ttf  24,172,892 bytes   Thursday, June 03, 1999, 2:19:52 PM
> (Maybe there is even a newer version at Microsoft.com, this one is
> also missing some specialized characters).
> Or you could try using a different font, e.g. Bitstream Cyberbit.
> Greetings,
>    Christian
> --
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