[NTG-context] Chinese in current ConTeXt

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Dec 20 23:34:09 CET 2005


Tobias Burnus wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>>> b) How to change the numberformat used?
>>
>> eh ... wang lei should know ... i have to look into it (chinese 
>> supports multiple number formats)
>
> I think I found it (it is a bit burried in font-chi.tex):
> \startitemize[c] (or cn) gives the normal Chinese number, cc the 
> capitalized, ec the normal Chinese number with one-character 
> alternatives for 20 and 30 and ac the Arabic style of numbering.
>
> (For those who'd like to have a how to on using Chinese with UTF-8, I 
> updated http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Chinese )
>
> Attached you find the traditional characters (as used in Taiwan, 
> Hongkong [possibly decreasing], and in China before 1955); one should 
> provide some method to switch between those and the simplified ones 
> defined; maybe an option for \setupchinese?

ok, i have to think about it ... just collect everything that needs a 
fix/extension and i'll look into it at the same time (we also need to 
get japanese running)

Hans


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