{cjk} is about typesetting documents in Chinese/Japanese/Korean.

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Too narrow kerning with xeCJK

I'm trying to typeset Japanese using xelatex and the xeCJK package. For some reason, small kana cause odd kerning in the text. In the following example, I get too narrow spacing between two small ...
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Missing characters when typesetting Chinese in LaTeX

I posted this question in stack overflow, but didn't get an answer, I'm trying here to see if I have better luck. I'm trying to include some Chinese characters in a LaTeX document. I've tried several ...
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What Chinese fonts can I rely on to be in Mac and Linux?

See this comment; I am involved in a project that needs to have (automatic) XeLaTeX compilation of various language files on both Mac and Linux (usually Fedora or Debian or Ubuntu), and apparently ...
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Using XeTeXlinebreaklocale for non space delimited languages, locales?

I am currently using xeCJK for Chinese/Japanese/Korean languages. Using Polyglossia for Thai, with the line break setting: \XeTeXlinebreaklocale "th" I've seen several people discuss the use of the ...
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Incorrect Chinese punctuation spacing

When typing Chinese using xeCJK, periods and/or closing square brackets are too closely spaced together. How can I get more natural-looking spacings (e.g., tweaking xeCJK settings to match the Word ...
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Typesetting Japanese in LaTeX errors because of gb4e

I'm trying to include Japanese and English text in the bibliography of LaTeX document while also using the package gb4eand no matter what Japanese text I input it comes out in the pdf as ...
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Latex connect words that ends with Polish Signs

I write article in Latex and I have followed problem: When I end a word with Polish sign "ąśćńęźżłó" next word is automagically connected with previous that end with those signs. In example when I ...
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Pinyin seems to be misunderstood as control sequence

I need to use some Chinese characters with pinyin transcriptions in a paper. I have found the CJK package, which includes a pinyin package, and everything seemed to work well. Suddenly it stopped ...
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Strange spacing with ruby (furigana) package

If I use the ruby package to supply furigana for a kanji character, it seems to glue the characters right adjacent to the kanji closely together and preventing line breaks, creating odd and possibly ...
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My CJK punctuation sits in a margin

I'm trying to forge a macro to produce nice formatting for pairs of sample Japanese sentences and their translation, but I seem to have run into a problem with indentation. If I have a hard line ...
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Using zhmCJK without the sim*.ttf fonts

I'm using texlive 2014 on linux and don't have the sim*.ttf fonts. I'd like to try out the zhmCJK package. The documentation seems to indicate that it requires those fonts. Is it possible to use the ...
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How to use the CJK package

I've heard a lot about the CJK package, so I want to give that a try. There is, however, no documentation for that package (see the link), nor do the available documentation files at CJK's website ...
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How to input Traditional Chinese in pdfLaTeX

I'm trying to write Chinese using pdfLaTeX. But currently I can only write Simplified Chinese Characters, If I try writing Traditional Chinese then the text wont show up. This is what I have: ...
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CJK inside a math environment

I'm trying to display CJK characters as part of math formulae in XeLaTeX, and it's not working well. I've tried a number of options, and all have failed: Defining a \jp font command via fontspec and ...
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Problem with the zhnumber package

I am trying to write about numerals and the use of symbols. As an example I would like to use chinese/japanese symbols to show a multiplicative system. I have come up with the package zhnumber which ...
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Why does \noindent with CJK text prevent document from compiling?

I had a large linguistics example document with example text from many different languages, which stopped compiling when I transferred it to a new Mac (with all the same software and TeX ...
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how to use special utf-8 characters in submodules? [duplicate]

In my thesis (my first real project with LaTeX), I need Japanese and some Russian characters. I divided my thesis by submodules. My main module looks as follows: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Problems with Korean characters and ArXiv

Here is the minimum working example. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \title{Sample} \author{Me} \pagenumbering{gobble} ...
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CJKvert affecting all CJK in document

My document has been compiling very well (thanks in no small part to Tex SX!), but I seem to have hit a snag. I added a more complicated dedication to the beginning of my thesis (using \dedication ...
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Korean characters in article title [duplicate]

I'm writing a paper in English and need to include a few characters in Korean in the body and title. I've read several other posts and managed to get the Hangul to show up inside the body, but I ...
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Conflict between UTF8 and UTF-CJK

I appear to be having a conflict with font encodings. I am currently using LyX 2.1.1 (under Linux Mint 17). I have Chinese text scattered throughout most chapters, but I receive the following error ...
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Japanese and Cyrillic text side by side

I want to write a document in Latex containing Japanese and Cyrillic characters. I have tried many example documents, but so far all have either failed to compile, or have compiled without the ...
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utf8 input encoding with biblatex for CJK

This is a follow up on the "utf8 input encoding encoding with biblatex" which nicely solves the problem for accented Roman charachters. Now what would have to be done if the bibliography containse a ...
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Change language to chinese (XeLaTeX, memoir, polyglossia)

I am writing a document, which is to be available in english, danish, german and chinese (so far). Changing between the first three languages is easily achieved; by substituting the desired language ...
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Chinese typing on mac

I want to type Chinese with latex. I have new installed mac OS system (English). I use texshop as IDE. And now I keep getting simsun or simhei not found error. I guess these fonts are windows fonts. ...
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CJK bracket quotes for english text?

This is a MWE for german style quotes in english text. Now how can japanese bracket quotes be used using the enquote command? Or should another command be used? Also how do I install CJK taken from ...
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How to sort all chinese references before English ones

I'm writing my phd thesis, which is in Chinese. It's required to sort the all Chinese references before English ones in the Section of reference. However, it seems that there is not any existing ...
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How to select a font for the main Chinese character and another font for its Furigana?

The objective is to make a list of Japanese vocabularies with Kanji stroke order for the main characters, its furigana (small kana characters placed above the main characters), and its meaning (in ...
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CJK and code highlighting

I need to add a JSON snippet that contains a few Japanese characters to my document. I'm able to use Japanese characters using CJK package and highlight my code using minted or lstlistings, but is ...
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How to typeset Chinese from word dictionary in tone colors?

I have installed MDBG Word dictionary which is using CC-CEDict database. I've installed Windows version but we can try the dictionary online, I am using word sleep as a test case. How could we typeset ...
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Why doesn't my Chinese character display properly?

I'm trying to produce the character 𡰞, which is in unicode and as far as I'm able to ascertain included in my font HanaMinA. The character displays properly in Firefox as well as when I copy it into ...
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How to use CJK environment in footnote?

I am writing a paper in English. But I'd like to have my name in Chinese displayed. I figured that it would be great to have it in the footnote. Here is what I was trying to do: ... \usepackage{CJK} ...
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Allow/force word wrapping at ideographic spaces

I am making a set of flashcards to help me practice my kanji, and the format I want is quite simple: On the front, I'll have the character, and on the back I will have its meanings and readings (with ...
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Latex-Suite Mapping Using Fullwidth Characters

Currently I am using Latex-Suite to edit an document that contains CJK characters for more than 90%, and therefore mainly using an input method that outputs fullwidth characters. I tried to define ...
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MonTeX and XeLaTeX fonts

This is my second question regarding MonTeX, a follow up to this one, which concerned a conflict between xelatex and MonTeX Since writing that question I contacted and received help from the author of ...
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Russian and Chinese in the same document

I'm writing a document that is going to required having Russian, Chinese characters, and English. I'm using CJK and babel and example code is below: \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to write kanji characters in my document

I'm trying to type some japanese characters in my document. In particular, I'll have to write some movie's name this way: Godzilla (ゴジラ, Gojira, Ishirō Honda, 1954) I sadly found out that I just ...
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fontspec and xeCJK conflict: tie (\t{}) over Latin character displaced one position

I want to create a tie over ng by typing: \t{ng}: The following minimal example causes the tie over ng to be displaced one position to the right, so that it appears over the g and empty space. The ...
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How can I install a Chinese font in a Ubuntu 13.10 in a way that xelatex can see it?

I am trying to make the second example from the answer here work. It is copied here below: % Compile with xelatex % UTF-8 encoding \documentclass{article} \usepackage{xeCJK} \setCJKmainfont{SimSun} ...
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Why can't I use Chinese in MiKTeX [duplicate]

This is my source code of a LaTeX file, I use the package CJK in the editor WinEdt, and MiKTeX, but the display result is bad, it cannot display Chinese characters. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Problem with XeTeX input and output encoding

As we all known, the TeX engine XeTeX takes UTF-8 as its default input and output encoding format. However, it provides two new primitive control sequences that could define input encoding: ...
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xpinyin: suppress pinyin annotation in footnotes

The pinyinscope environment of the xpinyin package adds pinyin annotations to all Chinese characters therein, including those that appear in the footnote. Is it possible to suppress pinyin ...
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What packages are required for “setmainfont” and “setCJKmainfont”?

I've searched for this extensively but couldn't find anything that could help me, but if you know of some previous question that might help, feel free to point me to it. I have a document with ...
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Spacing problem with xpinyin

The xpinyin package provides a way to annotate Chinese characters with their Latin phonetic transcriptions. For characters with multiple pronunciations, one would use ...
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How to setup CJK package?

Recently, I want to type Chinese chars in a LaTeX document. Hence, the package CJK is needed. However, in my TeX distribution, say TeX Live 2012, there was no CJK installed, so I tried to install it ...
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Why xeCJK cannot work?

I tried to use LaTeX with the package xeCJK to typeset Chinese chars. But when I was compiling my .tex document, I got a lot of errors. The code and the screenshot of error msg are showed below. ...
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Is there a punctuation mark that does not take up any space?

I'm typesetting a text from a 17th century Chinese woodblock print. The original text is printed vertically, and I'm printing it horizontally. The text has the same number of Chinese characters per ...
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Vertical Chinese text in Italic and bold with uplatex

I want to typeset some ancient writings in Chinese, but there is no derictly class of document to use. Then I try uplatex. I create a sim.map file whose content is: urml UniGB-UTF16-H ...
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How can i use fonts other than gbsn/gkai for CJK Chinese?

The standard CJK package only provides 2 fonts for simplified Chinese, as described here. My question is how to create more fonts for it? I'm using MacTeX 2013 and UTF8 + CJK + pdflatex is the ...
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path for chinese font with ConTeXt

I already use ConTeXt for maths and am fully satisfied, but now I need to write a document with text in chinese. I've read the different PDFs (mchinese.pdf and Uptodate) available here and I visited ...