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Old 10-31-2006, 12:48 PM   #4
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Thanks for trying, Kathleen!

Disappointing - but at least it's not just my tools.

But a Chinese font must necessarily support many glyphs - including Roman letters is normal (required even as brands, international abbreviations etc. are often written in roman characters, treated exactly like Chinese characters), and "competent" reading skills in simplified Chinese requires already some 3000 characters (more if you use traditional Chinese). Add a load of other glyphs like you mention (including greek, cyrillic? wow) and 7000-8000 glyphs does not seem excessive.

Maybe they require Chinese Windows after all - but the site publisher doesn't realize this?

Sigh - and I was sooo excited to find these fonts!

   
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