Friedrich F. Grohmann shedrup at
Sun Dec 9 12:25:21 EST 2001

Is it possible to type Chinese directly into a field? I have a number of 
years of experience with HyperCard which handles all kinds of different 
scripts, both mono and double byte, extremely well. As a matter of fact, 
I've got most of my academic research material (including voluminous 
dictionaries of Asian languages) conveniently available in HC.

I just tried to see whether Revolution could be of any use for the type 
of work I'm doing (philological research and language teaching) but had 
to discover that it seems impossible to type Chinese or Japanese into a 
field. Tibetan, Devanagari and Hebrew work but with Chinese I only 
succeed to paste text created in another application. Am I missing 


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