Use your PC to Master Japanese and Chinese
Adopting Chinese Characters
You may wish to adopt one or more Chinese characters in the
into your own
but first, look for existing characters. How confusing to have two versions of
the same character! Consider the following cases:
Having not found the character:
- The character may be incorrect. Verify the character in a dictionary. If
wrong, simply substitute the correct character into the document.
- The character already exists in the standard font, and in the on-
dictionaries. Look up the character using the various on-
- The character already exists in the standard font, but the pronunciation
used in the document does not exist in the on-
Finding a Character in the Font(8-
then annotate the character.
- The character exists in your
You have already searched the
above, so the
entry is not present. Browse your user font to try to match the
Substituting a Character
To change the character in a document to your
- Select Format
Pick Symbol Set(3-
and register your user font in an Unused
symbol set index(4-
If you overwrite the existing reference to the substituted user font, you will
lose the concordance, and the
will not display, making verification more difficult.
- Position the insertion point immediately after each proxy
and enter the new user character by pronunciation. They must match.
- Alternately, enter the character by hand by typing the symbol set index
followed by the pronunciation, the character number, then finally the default
symbol set index format code:
- Delete the proxy user character and its pronunciation.
- Redraw the line to make sure that it is correct.
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