Mobile menu

Can't read Korean font in Excel
Thread poster: Profile
Profile
Canada
Local time: 18:39
Member (2009)
English to Korean
+ ...
Jun 11, 2005

The work is done in Excel. And I don't know what font is used here. I copied and pasted it into MS word. The font used is Batang in MS word.
The client is asking 'me(translator)' to install the following font (in the link).
I don't know which instruction is right. Everybody seems to indicate that
'the client' should install the batang font, so he can see the Korean font.

http://babel.uoregon.edu/yamada/fonts/korean.html

I'm sure the client should install the font to be able to see Korean.
Can you let me know how he exactly should do to install the Batang font (I got the Batang font, thanks to the forum moderator) ?
Thanks.

Jean
www.amazonhealthcare.com


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Robert Tucker
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:39
German to English
+ ...
Install font from zip file Jun 11, 2005

It is probably as well to check in which font your client wants the translation before commencing – if work is created in a font which isn't Unicode and the client wants the work in a Unicode font or vice versa, sometimes the only way of effecting the change is to rewrite the whole text.

Instructions suitable for installing fonts as presented on the Yamada site are as at:

http://www.inthebeginning.org/babylonlingua/install.htm

The Batang font seems to be supplied with Excel 2000 (and presumably later versions):

http://www.microsoft.com/typography/fonts/font.aspx?FID=25&FNAME=Batang&FVER=2.21

You cannot, it seems, embed a font in Excel but you can in Word:

http://exceltips.vitalnews.com/Pages/T0013_Embedding_Fonts_in_Excel.html

and, of course, in pdf.


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Profile
Canada
Local time: 18:39
Member (2009)
English to Korean
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks for info Aug 15, 2005

My translation client(very old) never follwed up on the font installation. I don't know how many times I requested for installing it after my translation done. This client paid me just half of my work because of this font problem.
But for myself, for another translation chance, I had to install a Korean font which wasn't available on my software, so I had to install one by downloading. It worked like a charm.

[Edited at 2005-08-16 14:43]


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Can't read Korean font in Excel

Advanced search






Déjà Vu X3
Try it, Love it

Find out why Déjà Vu is today the most flexible, customizable and user-friendly tool on the market. See the brand new features in action: *Completely redesigned user interface *Live Preview *Inline spell checking *Inline

More info »
Across v6.3
Translation Toolkit and Sales Potential under One Roof

Apart from features that enable you to translate more efficiently, the new Across Translator Edition v6.3 comprises your crossMarket membership. The new online network for Across users assists you in exploring new sales potential and generating revenue.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs