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Old 05-11-2004, 01:56 AM   #10
Peter Goldsbury
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Re: Japanese Language Options

Hello Jun,

After some playing around with language settings, I have come to the conclusion that the software upgrades might have made things more complicated. What you have written above might be OK for the US, but is a little different in Japan.

The computer I am using at present is a Sony Vaio with Windows XP. Of course everything is in Japanese. When I open Explorer the top page is also in Japanese and the language encoding settings are set to Japanese EUC. When I open AikiWeb, the settings are automatically changed to Shift JIS. I have other language options, but the computer slows down significantly, as a result.

The problem with the present settings is that some punctuation symbols are converted into Chinese characters, when these are followed by certain letters, and also the lasyout changes.

Best regards,

P A Goldsbury
Hiroshima, Japan
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