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Docs is not fitted for working with more than one language that have different writing


Jolly Jumper Apr 30, 2012 1:38 AM
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I'm working with two languages in a document, Japanese and English. My opinion is that Google Docs should had an automatic recognition of languages so you could choose how they look separately. Right now, it appears like this:

観光客 
"tourist"

But that font for Japanese is too small and the family doesn't show properly the strokes.

観光客 
"tourist"

Now it's bigger, but the text in English is larger too. To solve this, I can just highlight 観光客, but with a hundred words or more in Japanese mixed with English it's kind of troublesome.

It'd be nice if we could choose our default fonts and make our own list (like say, I don't like Times New Roman, so I delete it from my list of fonts when editing. And I want that other from Chinese, and that one for katakana and hiragana from Japanese. And right now I feel like writing in...).

Why are some fonts just shown in a language? Is it strange to work with more than one language at a time? If we could add some fonts...