Daily Archives: 2009-12-10

Learning Japanese: Computer Input

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Learning Japanese

While you can use the Character Map accessory (Linux, Windows) to occasionally enter a few characters, you will want to install an input method if you intend to input Japanese characters with any frequency. Linux A popular method on Linux … Continue reading

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Learning Japanese: Computer Fonts

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Learning Japanese

Recent versions of operating systems should display Japanese characters without additional configuration. The following sample displays fine on Linux (tested: Firefox, Konqueror) and Windows XP (tested: Firefox, IE): すべての人間は、生まれながらにして自由であり、 かつ、尊厳と権利と について平等である。 人間は、理性と良心とを授けられており、 互いに同胞の精神をもって行動しなければならない。 If you’re using IE8, you may have … Continue reading

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