NJStar Communicator

Can I create my own Chinese input method in NJStar?

Yes. You need to have the souce table in special format, please read file UTILITY.DOC in NJStar Chinese WP or Communicator. Chinese Input methods created using the included tools can be used both in NJStar Chinese WP and NJStar Communicator.

Microsoft Word 2000 (English) has Wrapping Problem with Chinese/ Japanese text line

On an English or western Windows, It's known that Microsoft Word 2000 (English/Western versions) can not wrap a Chinese/Japanaese/Korean (CJK) line correctly when there are spaces in the middle. Word 2000 treats a CJK line as normal English line and insists finding a 'SPACE' to break the line. For example, the following line will be breaked between word 'two' and 'three'

这行中文里面夹有几个英文one two three南极星这行中文里面夹有几个英文这行中文里面夹有几个英文这行中文里面夹有几个英文.

and becomes:

这行中文里面夹有几个英文one two


What is the differences between NJStar Communicator and NJStar Word Processor?

Although you can use NJStar Communicator to input Chinese, Japanese and Korean (CJK) text. it is not intend to be a complete solution for CJK word processing.

NJStar Communicator is designed to allow you to make ad hoc CJK input, such as into web search engine and short email messaging etc. It has no CJK true type fonts included. Nor has it got dictionary functions as NJStar word processors.

AOL email client can't send/receive Chinese Email, what can I do?

Please Use other email clients to send / receive AOL email as provided by AOL Open Mail Access
Or use AOL webmail

Incoming e-mail server address: imap.aol.com (IMAP Protocal)
Outgoing e-mail server address: smtp.aol.com (SMTP port 586)

More details on setup different email clients

HOWTO: convert Traditional Chinese Word file to Simplified Chinese with format preserved

Yes, you can follow the instructions below to convert Microsoft Word traditional Chinese document to simplified with format preserved.

  1. Save the original traditional Chinese document as "Rich Text Format" RTF file;
  2. Star NJStar Communicator's "Universal Code Convertor";
  3. Click on "Text in Files(s)" radio button and select the RTF file in step1;
  4. Select "Unicode RTF" from the left and right windows, and check "Simplified Chinese" in the middle, then click "Convert Files".

You can do the same to convert simplified Chinese document to traditional one.

HOWTO: enter Pinyin with tone marks in Microsoft Word using NJStar Communicator

Start NJStar Communicator's Chinese Input bar, then select "Dai4 Diao4 Pinyin" from the input method button;

Enter full Pinyin spelling with tone numbers (1-5), then press Space bar. For example,

typing " bu4 dao4 chang2 cheng2 fei1 hao3 han4 " will output following in Word

HOWTO: change the Pinyin for Chinese character input

For example, I want to enter Pinyin "shui4" 说(try to persuade as in 游说), instead of "shuo1" 说(speak as in 说话).

You can modify (add/delete) the Pinyin of any character:

HOWTO: define my own Double-Pinyin (Shuang Pin) mapping keys

Under NJStar Communicator: Open "Options..." (Alt+9) General Tab, and click "Double Pinyin (Shuangpin) Keyboard Definitions".

Under NJStar Chinese WP: from menu Tools - "Options..." - General Tab,  click "Double Pinyin (Shuangpin) Keyboard Definitions".

HOWTO: type in Chinese IME and get Japanese code output

To input Japanese Kana (Hiragana, Katakana) or Kanji, you normally use Japanese IME. However, for people who know ONLY Chinese IME and/or for those who do not know Japanese-Romaji method, NJStar Communicator allows you to use Chinese IME to input Japanese Kana/Kanji as well!

HOWTO: input Pinyin with tones in Chinese IME

NJStar Pinyin input method can be used with or without tones (default without).

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