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Not in a direct way, but Chinese text can be add as Image. This is the way our distributors in China and Taiwan are working.

Could anyone elaborate it..? I just want to add my TAMIL language in my PLC....

Thanks in advance.

Jerin

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For example, to place standard text on the screen. In English we would use the Text object and type the text.

For your language, use Windows Paint (for example) and type the text in there. Then save as a graphic file.

Go into Visilogic and use the Bitmap object to put the image of the text into the HMI.

I am no expert with this, but does your Tamil language require only one keystroke per character? If yes, have you tried installing a Tamil font into the PLC font handler? It would be worth checking whether or not you can in fact type the text directly if a suitable font is installed.

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Thanks Mr. Simon,

Tamil letters sometimes require combinations of keys.

And I added the exact font into the PLC font handler... But it shows only symbols like "OOOOO" in the visilogic itself....

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On 3/19/2013 at 8:05 AM, Cara Bereck Levy said:

Hi Jerin,

I wanted you to know that the recently-released VisiLogic 9.50 has an easier method for implementing Asian languages:

http://www.unitronics.com/Content.aspx?page=Downloads

Cara,

Perhaps it's because this thread is 6 years old, but your link doesn't provide any useful info on implementing Asian languages.  Could you elaborate or provide a link to the current documentation?  I need to implement 3 asian languages in one software version and I don't relish the idea of creating 3x150 bitmaps.  Thanks.

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@Cara Bereck Levy  just in case you missed the above.

kpark, to call more attention to someone you can use the format shown above.  Start the name using "@" and the name list will appear where you can choose who you want.

cheers, Aus

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20 hours ago, Ausman said:

@Cara Bereck Levy  just in case you missed the above.

kpark, to call more attention to someone you can use the format shown above.  Start the name using "@" and the name list will appear where you can choose who you want.

cheers, Aus

Thanks @Ausman

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Something else to remember, the forum members who are direct Unitronics employees work different days of the week than many on the forum, as they are based in Israel.

End of the week asks may go unanswered for a day or so.  Cara is in this category.

cheers, Aus

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Wow-- @kpark, apologies. We are in the fall holiday cycle here, complete with a weekend bridge...I  haven't been in the office since Wednesday...
Please note that in addition to what  @Ausman suggested (thanks Aus!), note that you can always:

We are headquartered in Israel, but we also have offices and a support staff in the US; since support staff is located in countries with different time zones and different holiday calendars we  do cover most days of the year.

The answer to your question is in the VisiLogic Help file - simply search for Asian, or CJK. I hope you already resolved your issue--again, apologies!

cjk visilogic.png

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Thanks @Cara Bereck Levy, but all I get are ????? when I paste my Japanese text into the Text Image.    Pasting from an Excel file.  I can past non double byte characters fine.  Even if I install a Japanese font and select it as my font in the Text Image, it just repeats a single character as many times as there are characters in the original translation that I'm copying from my Excel spreadsheet.  I suspect the character that is repeating is the equivalent of the English '?' in Japanese but I'm not sure.  If I type in the Text Image with the Japanese font selected, it does translatet to Japan, but that's no good.  I already have Japanese translations for 204 different English messages and simply want to copy/paste them into a Text Image.  Not your fault, but very frustrating.

 

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