Re: [gundam] Sorta off-Topic, IE Japanese Font (Want to view Jap. Gundam sites)

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Fri, 12 Mar 1999 18:24:31 -0800

At 09:24 3/12/99 -0500, you wrote:
>after you've downloaded the language pack / update / whatever all you do is
>go to a page with japanese text, then click on "view", "fonts", and then
>selct japanese, auto-select and it should detect the current symbols. I
>haven't figured out how to type japanese text with it yet, though...

For that you need the Japanese language Input Method Editor (IME).

The IME is an add-on to IE4, but should be a standard feature in IE5, which
is due to be released in about a week.

IE5 will also use Unicode, which obviates the need for the language packs.


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