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Re: [tlug] writing japanese top-down right-left in linux

On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 11:09 PM, David Santinoli <> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 10:22:57AM +0100, Michal Hajek wrote:
>> The ideal state would be that I could input japanese in vim as in
>> subj.  I wonder, if there is a principial problem or whether there is
>> a hope...?
>> What are the other options?
> OpenOffice (set "Text direction" to "Right-to-left (vertical)" in
> "Format"->"Page").

You can also typeset it with ptex (Japanese TeX by ASCII Corporation),
or slightly more messily and less functionally with the cjk-latex
packages with non-Japanese TeX systems. XeTeX I think does it too if
you have fonts for that but I don't know enough to say how.

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