Date: Tue Feb 26 2008 - 01:04:09 CST
Here I attached 3 sample TTFs that I modified UnicodeRanges
and CodePageRanges by binary editor.
All bits in UnicodeRange in OS/2 are set, so all Unicode
characters are declared as available. CodePageRange
bits are left (original vs17.ttf declares Latin1 codepage).
All bits in CodePageRange in OS/2 are set, so all codepages
are declared as available. UnicodeRange bits are left
(original vs17.ttf declares CJK Symbols & Punctuations only).
All bits in UnicodeRange and CodePageRange in OS/2 are set.
When I install in Microsoft Windows XP and check wordpad.exe,
vs17-ucr.ttf is shown as Latin1 font, but vs17-cpr, vs17-ucr+cpr
are shown as capable: Big5, GB2312, Arabic, Greek, Cyrillic,
Symbol, Thai, Turky, Baltic, Korean Wansung, Korean Johab,
Vietnamese, Hebrew, Latin1, Central European, and Japanese.
So I think CodePageRange may be important. Please try the fonts
in your environment.
On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 18:39:28 -0600
>In the process of preparing a document for unicode related work I made
>the attached small font containing 19 cjk glyphs. On linux the font
>functions as expected, however when installed on
>firstname.lastname@example.org XP (Chinese version), in both word and
>wordpad the font is considered by the system to be a western font and
>therefore can not be used for cjk characters.
>My question then are, "How does windows decide whether a font is
>Chinese or not? What needs to be added to this font."
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