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I want to add my Chinese name in my thesis. I follow the sample codes from here.

\documentclass[english]{scrartcl}

\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage{babel}
\setkomafont{disposition}{\normalfont\bfseries}
\usepackage{graphicx}
\usepackage[printwatermark]{xwatermark}
\usepackage{xcolor}

\begin{document}

\title{\LARGE Thesis Title}

\date{\today}
\maketitle

The work in this thesis is my own except where otherwise stated.

\hspace*{\fill}
\begin{tabular}{c}
{\bf Real Name} \\[1ex]
{\bf Chinese Name} \\[1ex]
\includegraphics[scale=0.3]{signatureimage}
\end{tabular}

\end{document}

The first name is English and the second is Chinese. How to add Chinese characters, please? Thank you! Please note this is only the place I intend to add Chinese characters.

  • 3
    The simplest way is to typeset the Chinese name with XeLaTeX and the standalone class, and use the PDF for inclusion. – egreg Dec 21 '14 at 0:17
  • Thank you for the response. However, I do not know how to do it. Could you make an example, please? – LaTeXFan Dec 21 '14 at 0:27
  • What are the characters you want to use? – egreg Dec 21 '14 at 0:30
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The simplest strategy is to create a PDF file with the Chinese name and including it with \includegraphics as you already do for the signature.

I'll use Donald Knuth's Chinese name for the example

\documentclass{standalone}
\usepackage{CJKutf8}

\begin{document}
\begin{CJK}{UTF8}{gbsn}
高德纳
\end{CJK}
\end{document}

This uses resources found in TeX Live (probably also on MiKTeX).

enter image description here

With the same idea you can also use XeLaTeX, if you have a Chinese system font.

\documentclass{standalone}
\usepackage{fontspec}
\setmainfont{Kaiti TC}% or any other font supporting Chinese
\begin{document}
高德纳
\end{document}

enter image description here

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  • 1
    That Kaiti TC looks super nice. – Mo. Dec 21 '14 at 4:33

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