I'd like to use a Chinese font similar to the text in the following figure. I used the follow class and package in the preamble. What should I use in place of SimSun or modify something else? Thanks!


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you can try this code. use \newCJKfontfamily

\setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text, Color=textcolor,BoldFont=texgyreheros-bold.otf,ItalicFont=texgyreheros-italic.otf,BoldItalicFont=texgyreheros-bolditalic.otf]{texgyreheros-regular.otf}


 \setCJKmainfont[Color=textcolor,BoldFont={Hiragino Sans GB W6.ttf},ItalicFont={STKAITI.ttf}]{Hiragino Sans GB W3.otf}
 \newcommand{\mypoetry}[1]{\poetryfont\zihao{2} #1}



  In the Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12–21 August 1944) in the Second World War, Allied forces encircled and destroyed most of the German Army Group B west of the Seine river in a pocket at Falaise in northwestern France. It was the decisive engagement of the Battle of Normandy. The Americans had broken out from the Normandy beachhead, the Third U.S. Army under General George Patton was rapidly advancing, and British and Canadian forces were launching offensives south of Caumont and Caen. Adolf Hitler ordered Field Marshal Günther von Kluge, the commander of Army Group B, to conduct a counter-offensive at Mortain instead of withdrawing. Four depleted panzer divisions were not enough to stop the First U.S. Army, which converged with the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army on the Falaise–Chambois area, directed by the Allied ground forces commander, General Bernard Montgomery. German counter-attacks forced some gaps in the Allied lines, but by the evening of 21 August the pocket had been sealed, with around 50,000 Germans trapped inside. Many escaped, but losses in men and


and you can get this enter image description here

  • font.chinaz.com/150611506470.htm – All_l Aug 10 '17 at 8:54
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    I appreciate that native language communication is likely efficient here, but please bear in mind that others may also need to access the information: a translation of key points in English would be appreciated. – Joseph Wright Aug 10 '17 at 8:59
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    Let's switch to English @All_l thanks, I guess so. Could you please recommend an alternative or similar font, for example, xingshu (行书) or xingkai (行楷). – jsxs Aug 10 '17 at 9:04
  • you can see my anwser. – All_l Aug 10 '17 at 10:45
  • @All_l When I use exactly your code with XeLaTeX, it gives the following errors. Undefined control sequence. l.6 \newCJKfontfamily \poetryfont{STXINGKA.TTF} ? – jsxs Aug 10 '17 at 12:16

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