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How do I embed an extended section of vertical text into horizontal using luatex-ja?

I have been trying to insert a segment of vertical text with line breaks (turning into columns) into a larger horizontal text. After many tricks and hacks attempted, most of which a) destroy ...
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Uptex, issue with fonts

I am actually testing upTex because I have to write some japanese texts with a vertical alignment. Unfortunately I do not find enough resources about it. However, I found some examples in some ...
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Inserting Latex commands automatically at certain places in text

I'm not sure if the following question has a solution (and if there is one if it is still in the scope of what one can achive with Latex) but I hope its alright to at least ask. I'm currently ...
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Lualatex/Japanese document compiles fine in TeXstudio, but not MacTex

I'm having trouble compiling the following document. I have done a fresh install of MacOS 10.14 and installed the full size MacTex 2018 distribution directly from TUG. I have also upgraded all ...
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Japanese quotation marks do not display as full-width

When I use Japanese quotation marks at the start of a line, the whitespace at the beginning of the character seems to get cut off, moving the quotation mark half a space forward. This puts the text ...
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Multiple xeCJK fonts

I have set my main font for xeCJK to HanWangMingMedium, so that I can access old style characters. But, as a result, I no longer have access to Japanese kana: in the MWE, the katakana comes up as ...
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German as main language + english and japanese

Hey @all (& a happy new year), I am currently facing the challenge of including 3 languages and 2 different writing systems in one document. These are: German as main language, English as an ...
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Writing in chinese with miktex and pdflatex : ttf2pk: ERROR: Cannot find `simsun.ttc'

I recently switched from texlive to miktex on an ubuntu machine and I'm trying to use japanese characters in my PDF. Here is my latex code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{...
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Can't compile Japanese quotation marks made using Vim digraphs

Rather than using floor and ceiling, I'd rather use what I would consider a proper UTF-8 character for Japanese quotation marks. Not only is it more intuitive, but it looks better (or should). I can ...
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Option clash xeCJK and fontspec

I need to load the fontspec package with the no-math option while also loading the xeCJK package to include a few Japanese names in a large English document. Since thexeCJK package already loads the ...
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Code2000 says it has 晣 but it will not print it

In fact it does not print other more simple Chinese characters either. I checked that it supports 晣 by looking here. So i downloaded it from here. I put the TTF in the same directory as the tex which ...
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How do I insert a japanese character with unicode?

I want to insert a handful of Japanese (katakana) characters in a latex document. I am using texlive and pdflatex. I know I can use a Japanese typesetting package, such as CJK, and do something like ...
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Moderncv template + Xelatex won't compile with “casual” but with “classic” it does [duplicate]

I'm having problems getting a common moderncv template to compile with Xelatex which I chose because I need to input Japanese. Classic style compiles just fine, but the casual one does not. I get an ...
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Japanese characters in pdf bookmarks

I created a LaTeX document in Japanese and I compiled it using pdflatex. The document is generated correctly, but the bookmarks in the side panel of the PDF viewer do not show the Japanese characters, ...
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Bōten/Wakiten (Japanese emphasis symbol) in [p]LaTeX

This may be a rather obscure matter, but I recently attempted to find an easy way of emphasizing Japanese text using bōten/wakiten (furigana dots) in a document I am writing using [p]LaTeX. So far I ...
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Rename 'figurename' and 'tablename' with japanese characters

I would like to display the figure and table labels of captions with japanese characters. One of the main restrictions on the solution to this problem is that I would like to compile the latex code ...
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CJK Package to Type Bolded Japanese Texts

I want to produce a few Japanese sentences using CJK package. Also, I want to make some words bolded. Simply, I tried the following, but obviously, it does not work. \documentclass{article} \...
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Using Japanese without \begin{CJK} [duplicate]

I use Japanese a lot. Is there a way I can just get Japanese to be in the document like latin characters? I don't want to have to use \begin{CJK}\end{CJK} everytime like in this question
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Write real UTF32 in Latex?

Is it possible to write a Latex document independent of the input language (Latin, Arabic, Japanese, Hindi)? I though \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} was there to do exactly that, but for instance ...
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Two Ruby Seps for Vertical and Horizontal Japanese

Is it possible to define two different rubysep's (i.e., something like \renewcommand{\rubysep1} \renewcommand{\rubysep2} one for vertical and the other for horizontal Japanese (which appear in the ...
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The problem of reading Japanese characters in TeXStudio's PDF viewer [closed]

The Japanese characters written in my work can be read by Adobe but not by the pdf viewer What is this problem?
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Multi lingual text with Japanese characters on XeTeX

I need to be able to use different languages and their fonts for a paper. There is no need for multi lingual headings and all of that stuff. Just some examples in my text like so: \documentclass[...
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A difficult CJK Problem - inconsistent Japanese character kerning [closed]

Typesetting the Japanese translation of my free physics book, I am encountering a problem `from hell'. When a specific line of Japanese text is added or commented out, the typesetting of a chapter ...
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Too large space after single quotation mark (’) U+2019 with zxjatype package

I have in my text just some words in Japanese and a use the zxjatype and the zxjafont packages to get a rendering for Japanese fonts. But the problem is all the occurrences of the single quotation ...
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How to set up a Japanese-to-English glossary?

I'm writing my masters thesis in Japanese studies with XeLaTex, and I'd like to insert a glossary that would display 3 elements for each item : The original word in Japanese (in kanjis/kanas) Its ...
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Adding some japanese characters to a text [duplicate]

I've been writing a text in German and want to add some Japanese characters. I created a new environment (got the code from somewhere here, forgot to save the link to the original page) an the ...
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Change Kanji display with CJKutf8

I've been using CJKuftf8 to include Japanese in a book containing mostly Latin script. It works fine most of the time, but I'm having problems displaying a particular kanji, 直. When compiled, this ...
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Which Japanese font for a title page of a physics book?

In the European editions of the free Motion Mountain physics book I use the MinionPro font (see http://www.motionmountain.net/online.html for the English typography). Now, Hirooka Megumi is ...
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CJK and imakeidx - font encoding problems

I am using imakeidx to generate a list of persons appearing in a scientific book. The problem is that I want to mention all appearing authors in the own language which works fine in the document ...
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Getting some f-boxes with xeCJK for Japanese

Been using \usepackage{xeCJK} to add Japanese to my document. Some characters will sometimes not appear correctly but instead show a box with an F inside. I've managed to work around most of these (...
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Adding a space between kanji

I am using CJK successfully on MacTeX thus: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \newenvironment{Japanese}{% \CJKfamily{min}% \CJKtilde \CJKnospace}{} \begin{document} \title{\...
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add single kanji characters

I am a little lost adding a few (<10) kanji characters to my document. I am using current sphinx and mactex installations. The document builds fine using DeclareUnicodeCharacter statements in the ...
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vertical katakana (with uplatex) [closed]

Let's assume we have a simple «hello world» in Japanese (/sue:den/ — that's Sweden in Japanese): \documentclass{utarticle} \begin{document} スウェーデン。 \end{document} The utarticle class tells the LaTeX ...
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Accessing platex with TeXnicCenter

I have to write a Japanese report and my professor asked me to use the document class "jsarticle". As I usually don't need to write Kanji when using LaTex, I didn't know how to do it and it took me ...
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Trying to use reledmac with luatexja

I am using MikTeX 2.9, and trying to get the reledmac package working with luatexja. Both packages work fine if I try to use them on their own, but if I combine them I get the same error whether or ...
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american-apa citation using biber with japanese title

I'm writing a document which is entirely written in English. However, I have to cite a Japanese source. I'm using MikTex (and there's no way to change to texlive). Is there a way to cite the Japanese ...
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XeLaTeX: Using japanese.ldf for babel causes invalid characters errors

I'm trying to typeset a Japanese book with LaTeX. I want to use Japanese for chapter titles, so instead of "Chapter 1 ジャン・バルジン", I get "第1章 ジャン・バルジャン". I got the Japanese option for babel with the ...
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Japanese font with good kanji coverage for xelatex on linux

Can anyone recommend a font that has good coverage of kanji characters that I can use with xelatex on Linux? My immediate problem is typesetting the name Suzuki Matoshi (鈴木眞年). I'm not sure that a ...
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Special Roman/Japanese Encoding with RStudio Sweave

Is there a way for having multiple enconding support in RStudio Sweave? I have the following citation, and using different encodings like uft8 or cjk just results in errors. Reference METI. (...
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How to write Japanese with ConTeXt?

Would you mind explaining to me why the following ConTeXt code does not work and how I can fix it? \mainlanguage[ja] \definefontfamily[mainface][serif][Heisei Mincho Std][tf=file:HeiseiMinStd-W3.otf,...
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Writing Japanese in Latex2e

A wonderful person has translated my free physics book into Japanese. Also the translation will be available for free. A typical part of the .tex file is: \label{specialrelat}運動の精密な記述には、光が不可欠である。...