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Russian letters are transfigured on my kudoz screen.They resemble Arabic fonts.
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Shog Imas  Identity Verified
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Feb 24, 2003

At first Arabic fonts couldn\'t be recognised. Now they are fine. But presently Russian fonts changed into Arabic ones. I can\'t read anything in Russian on the kudoz screen.

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olgutsa
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Encoding Feb 24, 2003

Did you try to change the encoding? Go to \"View\", choose \"Encoding\" and select KOI or Windows Russian fonts (I hope this helps ))

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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
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Reading Russian in KudoZ (and other) pages Feb 24, 2003

Forgive me if you know this already, but you have to have the right encoding. Go to View > Encoding > More > Cyrillic (Windows) (or on rare occasions, KOI8-R).

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Elaine Freeland
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That's typical! Feb 24, 2003

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On 2003-02-24 14:31, shoimas wrote:

At first Arabic fonts couldn\'t be recognised. Now they are fine. But presently Russian fonts changed into Arabic ones. I can\'t read anything in Russian on the kudoz screen.





Obviously, of all their target markets, Microsoft constantly forgets to think about polyglots...

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Natalie  Identity Verified
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The problem is... Feb 24, 2003

...that while browsing ProZ.com pages you need to change the encoding manually every time when you wish to read/write something in a different language; automatic detection of encoding does not work here.



For Russian pages, please use the Windows Cyrillic encoding in Internet Explorer or Win-1251 in Netscape, Opera and other browsers.





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Shog Imas  Identity Verified
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Your advice was helpful, Thanks a lot, I can read the Russian now, but the Arabic fonts are changed. Feb 25, 2003

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On 2003-02-24 17:08, jdoughty wrote:

Forgive me if you know this already, but you have to have the right encoding. Go to View > Encoding > More > Cyrillic (Windows) (or on rare occasions, KOI8-R).



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Shog Imas  Identity Verified
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You are right: after having the Russian, now the Arabic fonts changed to Russian fonts. Feb 25, 2003

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On 2003-02-24 19:05, fresie wrote:

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On 2003-02-24 14:31, shoimas wrote:

At first Arabic fonts couldn\'t be recognised. Now they are fine. But presently Russian fonts changed into Arabic ones. I can\'t read anything in Russian on the kudoz screen.





Obviously, of all their target markets, Microsoft constantly forgets to think about polyglots...



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Shog Imas  Identity Verified
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Thanks a lot. Now i know how to do Feb 25, 2003

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On 2003-02-24 19:19, Natalie wrote:

...that while browsing ProZ.com pages you need to change the encoding manually every time when you wish to read/write something in a different language; automatic detection of encoding does not work here.



For Russian pages, please use the Windows Cyrillic encoding in Internet Explorer or Win-1251 in Netscape, Opera and other browsers.







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