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display chinese and japanese in a latin based only server.

Hi guys i am facing a real big problem here. I bought a hosting plan and try
to build my own website. my website has several language version(chinese
english japanese). but i just found out the server in my plan only support
the latin based character sets. So my chinese version and japanese version
can not be displayed correctly. But i dont want to switch my plan( that
means i need to pay much more). Is there anyway i can display chiese and
japanese correctly in this situation? Any help will be great.

Thanks a lot
Victor
Jun 21 '07 #1
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Hi Victor,

From your description, I understand that you're developing an web
application which need to display multi-lingual characeters/text in the
pages. However, since the webserver only support lartin based single byte
chars, you're wondering how to resolve the problem, correct?

Based on my understanding, for web application since the web page content
is constructed as HTML stream and flush to client-side, it is depend on the
client-side browser's charset, font that can support different
region/language's text. So even if your webserver is a configured as a
lartin region charset/codepage, you can write out unicode chars in your web
page and the client-side should be able to display them as long as the
client-side machine has installed the correct fonts for the certain
languages.

For the problem you mentioned here:

==========
So my chinese version and japanese version can not be displayed correctly.
===============

are you visiting the web page directly on the webserver locally? If so,
this is the expected behavior since your webserver doesn't contains the
multi-lingual fonts resources. You can test the page from some other
machine that has installed the correct language fonts.

Here are some resources on developing multilingual/word ready application
from Microsoft globaldev portal:

#Designing a World-Ready Program
http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/g...g/default.mspx

#Globalization Step-by-Step
http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/g...s/wrguide.mspx

For .NET/asp.net specific resource, you can search "Globalization" or
"localization" in MSDN.

Also, if you have any more specific questions or concerns here, welcome to
discuss here.

Sincerely,

Steven Cheng

Microsoft MSDN Online Support Lead

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Jun 22 '07 #2
Hi Victor,

Have you got progress on this issue or does the information in my last
reply help you some? If there is anything else we can help, please feel
free to post here.

Sincerely,

Steven Cheng

Microsoft MSDN Online Support Lead
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Jun 26 '07 #3

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