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asked 2012-06-24 20:59:54 +0100

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updated 2020-08-19 05:51:08 +0100

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I have LO on Ubuntu as a VM on a Mac. How can I write and read Japanese characters?

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answered 2012-06-25 17:38:42 +0100

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To read japanese, you just have to install a font that contains the necessary characters (UmePlus fonts are easy to read - also the Epson fonts are nice (although not packaged)).

To be able to write japanese, you need to install an Input Method Editor (IME). I personally use ibus with anthy.

But the only part that is related to LibreOffice is how to use the IME in LO - if you use ibus-gtk and the gtk-integration package, then it should work already out of the box. (default shortcut to activate/disable IME is <control>+<space>, amongst others)

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answered 2012-06-24 22:56:54 +0100

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Menu/Tools/Options/Language Settings/Languages - Enhanced language support - Enabled for Asian languages

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