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Italic sucks in Japanese fonts.

Postby paul_b » Mon 06.19.2006 5:11 am

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Anybody know a good Japanese font that is _also_ good with the English characters?

I've found out why my まる and ばつ (○ ×) characters weren't displaying properly - they were being interpretted by Firefox as Western characters and using my Western font settings. Which made them look crap. ^ ^;

The only solution I found was to use the same Japanese font for all western text as well. Only now the western characters look bad (particularly in italic. *sigh*
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RE: Italic sucks in Japanese fonts.

Postby keatonatron » Mon 06.19.2006 6:01 am

Just use MS Gothic. It's included on any windows machine that can show Japanese, and the English side of it looks like a normal English font.
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RE: Italic sucks in Japanese fonts.

Postby paul_b » Mon 06.19.2006 6:10 am

keatonatron wrote:
Just use MS Gothic.

Hmm, yes, that is rather better than MS 明朝.
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