# [NTG-context] \setscript[hanzi] and kana (Wolfgang Schuster)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jun 23 21:11:02 CEST 2011

```On 23-6-2011 8:52, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>
> Am 23.06.2011 um 20:23 schrieb S Barmeier:
>
>> Japanese was working more or less a few months ago.
>
> It was working till February (I tested it with a old beta) and
> also when i comment the mentioned but i have no clue what’s the
> purpose of the line.
>
>> I guess vertical
>> typesetting is a little more involved, but as far as horizontal
>> typesetting goes, most of the spacing is coded into the font already
>> (monospacing).
>
> ConTeXt MkIV doesn’t support vertical writing but with a little
> bit of TeX knowledge it’s possible to add it, the result is not
> perfect [1] (there is no space between the characters) but it
> shows it can be done.

just use columnsets with 1em width columns

Hans

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