Yes, truly globalized applications must try the name both ways. I am glad
they finally fixed this implementation problem in Windows 2000.
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Subject: RE: Font for Japanese && US applications
> > Microsoft supplies fonts that probably do what you want.
> > MS Gothic is part of the Japanese language pack that should be on your
> > CD-ROM. You can also install it via Windows Update on the Tools menu in
> > 5.
> > MS Mincho contains more characters, and is supplied with Office 2000 and
> > FrontPage 2000.
> > You can find information about Unicode fonts that support particular
> > languages and ranges at:
> > http://www.hclrss.demon.co.uk/unicode/fonts.html
> > http://www.hclrss.demon.co.uk/unicode/fontsbyrange.html
> Please note that Japanese machines name these fonts IN JAPANESE using
> multi-byte Latin-1 characters, so if you call them by name in your code,
> you will get different results on English and Japanese machines.
> Best Regards,
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