[NTG-context] Chinese in current ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Dec 20 22:00:42 CET 2005


Tobias Burnus wrote:

> Hi Hans,
>
> Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>>> b) Labels: lang-chi.tex contains:
>>
>> was this du eto the uni-c c-uni mixup?
>
> Yes, it now works (thanks, Richard!)
>
>>> Another questions:
>>> a) How to typset from top-to-bottom right-to-left using column(sets)?
>>
>> hm, columnsets ... just make them small enough; should work ok 
>> (including graphic spans)
>
> Hmm, the correct answer to my question is: \startvertical ... 
> \stopvertical,
> which should be put into the manual.
> font-chi.tex says:
> %D We can set up vertical typesetting with \type
> %D {\setupchinese}.
> I tried \setupchinese[direction=vertical], which is seemingly not 
> correct and does not do anything visible.
>
> Could you put the mchinese.tex manual the into SVN repository? I'd 
> like to send some minor corrections.

i put the manual in svn but didn't test it ... maybe we should rewrite 
the manual using utf (so that we can see it in an editor) and only 
explain gbk and big5 in verbatim code

we need chinese input on this ! ! ! !

Hans


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