[NTG-context] chinese with utf in context

Lutz Haseloff Lutz.Haseloff at blb.brandenburg.de
Wed Feb 8 06:34:47 CET 2006



> >>     
> > why these numbers?
> >   
> 
> 255 = U+FF are the so-called Fullwidth Latin Characters
> (http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/UFF00.pdf)
> they are "A" "B" "C" etc. but having the width of a Chinese character
> (roughly "A ", "B ", "C "). Since they look rather ugly in 
> non-CJK texts
> and they have to match the width of the Chinese characters in 
> the font,
> they are only in CJK fonts.
>
> 32 = U+20 are general punctuation. I don't see a reason for those.
> http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2000.pdf
> 
> 37 = U+25 are box drawing characters - no idea why those should be
> included. http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2500.pdf
> 
> 38 = U+26 are miscanllaneous symbols - no idea why those should be
> included. http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2600.pdf

For fast input of chinese characters i use "NJSTAR Chinese Wordprocessor".
It has a menu entry "Symbols Input" -> "Punctuation".

Thats why i thought all these symbols can appear in chinese texts.

The only necessary entry is the entry for 255.



Greetings and thanks again


Lutz



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