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SKATZEN
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Chinese characters

Post by SKATZEN » 30 Jun 2020 10:18

Family Historian 6.
Some of my place names are in China. I can put the Chinese name in brackets in the Place box in the Properties window; for example Harbin (哈尔滨市 ) and they display OK. However, these non-Latin characters are stripped out of any report generated. Any suggestions on how I can include them in reports?

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Re: Chinese characters

Post by tatewise » 30 Jun 2020 11:02

That is indeed unusual.
Other foreign language characters that I have used display correctly in Reports and elsewhere.
Even those Chinese characters appear correctly in the Focus Window and in Diagrams.

So I suggest you report the problem to Calico Pie as per Knowledge Base > Problem Reporting.
Mike Tate ~ researching the Tate and Scott family history ~ tatewise ancestry

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Re: Chinese characters

Post by E Wilcock » 30 Jun 2020 18:07

This reminded me of my struggles with a Hebrew name.

Could it be that the brackets are causing the problem?

I removed my only Hebrew name feeling defeated but I just put it back. It printed out as an additional name in the individual report.
So I pasted the Hebrew characters into the field for her place of birth, clicked for a report and they came out as a place too.

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Re: Chinese characters

Post by tatewise » 30 Jun 2020 21:46

Yes, that is similar to my experiment, which works OK.
Only Chinese characters are not rendered, regardless of brackets ~ try them yourself by copy & paste from this posting.
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