Japanese text editor with furigana below

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Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Yufina » Sat 12.06.2008 5:24 pm

Hi

Is there any good japanese text editor where I can put furigana below of the word.

I know that office word 2007 I can put above, but I wanna below!

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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Yudan Taiteki » Sat 12.06.2008 5:45 pm

I don't think so. Furigana below the word is a nonstandard way to use furigana -- Kanji in Context is the only book I've ever seen that did that (I've never seen it in a Japanese publication).
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Post by furrykef » Sat 12.06.2008 10:34 pm

Yufina - why do you want it below the kanji in the first place?
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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Yufina » Sun 12.07.2008 5:21 am

Because textbook like genki use furigana below kanji. I think it looks little better...

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Post by hyperconjugated » Sun 12.07.2008 7:19 am

You probably could do it with LaTeX but I think it would require extensive research on the subject because LaTeX is quite serious language in itself.
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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Garappachi » Sun 12.07.2008 9:10 am

Yufina wrote:Hi

Is there any good japanese text editor where I can put furigana below of the word.

I know that office word 2007 I can put above, but I wanna below!
日本語版のワード2003では出来ましたよ。
下に手順を示します。

【下に振り仮名をつける。】
1.まず、通常通り、上に振り仮名をつけます。
2.振り仮名をつけたところを範囲選択します。
3.[Alt]+[F9]キーを押してフィールドコードを表示させます。
4.フィールドコードの「up」という部分を「do」に書き換えます。
5.フィールドコードを範囲選択します。
6.[Alt]+[F9]キーを押すと、ルビが単語の下に移動します。

以上です。

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Post by clay » Sun 12.07.2008 9:32 am

Garappachi--you are amazing. How did you figure that out?

I just tested his steps with Word 2007 and it works. I imagine it would be a pain to have to do many of these, but if you only have a few, it certainly works.
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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Yufina » Sun 12.07.2008 9:39 am

Garappachi wrote:
Yufina wrote:Hi

Is there any good japanese text editor where I can put furigana below of the word.

I know that office word 2007 I can put above, but I wanna below!
日本語版のワード2003では出来ましたよ。
下に手順を示します。

【下に振り仮名をつける。】
1.まず、通常通り、上に振り仮名をつけます。
2.振り仮名をつけたところを範囲選択します。
3.[Alt]+[F9]キーを押してフィールドコードを表示させます。
4.フィールドコードの「up」という部分を「do」に書き換えます。
5.フィールドコードを範囲選択します。
6.[Alt]+[F9]キーを押すと、ルビが単語の下に移動します。

以上です。
If someone can translate that to english. It would be nice.
EDIT: already got it!
Thank you ^^

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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Garappachi » Sun 12.07.2008 10:22 am

clay wrote: How did you figure that out?
いえ、なに、「困った時の神頼み」ならぬ「google 頼み」です。(笑)
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Post by clay » Sun 12.07.2008 11:19 am

If someone can translate that to english. It would be nice.
EDIT: already got it!
Thank you ^^
Just to help the next guy.

1) Add furigana to the Japanese in Word (to learn how to do that see this article)
2) Highlight it
3) Hit Alt F9 and it should display code characters
4) Change 'up' to 'do' (but leave the rest of the code as is)
5) Highlight the word(s) again
6) hit Alt F9 again and it should display the word with furigana under it.
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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by Yufina » Mon 12.08.2008 3:25 pm

clay wrote:
If someone can translate that to english. It would be nice.
EDIT: already got it!
Thank you ^^
Just to help the next guy.

1) Add furigana to the Japanese in Word (to learn how to do that see this article)
2) Highlight it
3) Hit Alt F9 and it should display code characters
4) Change 'up' to 'do' (but leave the rest of the code as is)
5) Highlight the word(s) again
6) hit Alt F9 again and it should display the word with furigana under it.
Wow. I found better way ^^

1) Hit Alt F9 and it should display code characters
2) Go replace. Find: "up" and Replace: "do"
3) Now replace all
4) Hit Alt F9

Now all furigana should be below :mrgreen:

EDIT: If the furigana is too below. You can change number next to "up/do" (default is 13). I think 8 is good...
Replace thing works too. example: "up 13" and "do 8"

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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by clay » Mon 12.08.2008 4:59 pm

Yufina wrote:
Wow. I found better way ^^

1) Hit Alt F9 and it should display code characters
2) Go replace. Find: "up" and Replace: "do"
3) Now replace all
4) Hit Alt F9

Now all furigana should be below :mrgreen:

EDIT: If the furigana is too below. You can change number next to "up/do" (default is 13). I think 8 is good...
Replace thing works too. example: "up 13" and "do 8"
Oh I see. After adding regular furigana to a page, then hit 'Alt F9' and do a find replace all. That would save a good deal of time.
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Post by adriannrod » Fri 02.20.2009 1:49 pm

This will be useful when I'm able to get home, 'cause I can finally do this! Maybe then I need to figure out how to do this sideways, with the kana going down and to the left... :)
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Post by wogboypaul » Mon 06.01.2009 4:06 am

I'm sorry I need tasukete!!
the codes do NOT come up, i have word 2007, please help. please rephrase what you said step by step since I am not very familiar with the computer.

Also by doing this... will this make the hiragana (ie. under the kanji) bigger? because size is a problem as well.

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Re: Japanese text editor with furigana below

Post by wogboypaul » Mon 06.01.2009 4:14 am

wogboypaul wrote:I'm sorry I need tasukete!!
the codes do NOT come up, i have word 2007, please help. please rephrase what you said step by step since I am not very familiar with the computer.

Also by doing this... will this make the hiragana (ie. under the kanji) bigger? because size is a problem as well.
Never mind, i found out how..
but i still got a question...

Can we completley rely on the program to simplfy the Kanji for us using Furigana?
or do we need to edit a few things? I think this is too good to be true thats all...

for example, hanasemasu ka
Hana kanji is shown, but it does not have the hiragana on the top.
do we install something on top to make this the ultimate Furigana to use?

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