Fonts (was Re: [etoys-dev] Wording in Clouds)

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Fri Jul 31 12:05:30 EDT 2009

Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>   Not sure what you meant by a standard font, but Batang is designed
> for writing Korean.  Yes, it is missing some phonetic characters but
> also some kanjis in the picture is wrong.  (here comes our favorite
> problem.)

Ah, that explains it. Is there a way of telling directly from the font 
which language(s) they are supposed to support? Or is this trial and error?

>   For Japanese, MS Mincho, MS UI Gothic, MS P Mincho or MS P Gothic,
> or on Vista or later Meiryo are the ones to use.

Yup, they look much better. A paragraph from rendered in MS UI Gothic attached.

   - Andreas
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