From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 25 2003 - 13:26:11 EST
At 09:51 -0800 2003-11-25, Peter Constable wrote:
>My understanding is that Word for Mac in MS Office Mac versions since
>Office 98 have used the same file format as Windows versions -- Word 97
>and later. That means that Word for Mac can read files containing any
It doesn't work. They seem always to get converted into underscores.
>Input and rendering, however, are limited to legacy
>codepages supported by the Mac OS. Thus, e.g. you should be able to work
>with Chinese text (at least some Chinese characters), but you wouldn't
>be able to work with Ethiopic text.
I don't know about Chinese, but it appears that one is limited to
WorldScript. Word hasn't been updated for Mac OS since 2001.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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