[CentOS] Installing support for Chinese text in Centos 7

Mon Jul 17 16:45:50 UTC 2017
Scott Robbins <scottro11 at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:31:12AM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:19:03AM -0400, H wrote:
> > On 07/17/2017 05:54 AM, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > > > > > 
> > > 
> > >   > By the way, LibreOffice seems to have a couple of Chinese fonts installed, I am not sure I need to install additional fonts for the OS?
> > > Once you get it running, you can see.  Possibly not.
> > > 
> > Scott, great, thank you very much! Changing the pinyin setting to true from false allowed me to use pinyin to type Chinese into a terminal window. One correction, though, the setting is not in ~/.config/fcitx but in ~/.config/profile.
> > 
> > I only had time for a very quick test of typing pinyin into a blank LibreOffice document since I am leaving on a trip. This did not work, however.
> > 
> > How do I get this working? In the font selection listbox there are a couple of - ugly-looking - simplified Chinese fonts but I could not get it to work. Do you have any suggestions here?
> > 
> On my version here, it's ~/.config/fcitx/profile, but regardless, glad you
> found it--there may be differences between the Chinese and Japanese
> version.
> As for libreoffice, you might look under tools, options, languages and see
> what the default Asian is. 
> If that doesn't do it try something like
> XMODIFIERS=@im=fcitx LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 GTK_IM_MODULE=fcitx libreoffice
> and see if that works.
> (I don't use the CentOS package for libreoffice, I get the latest from
> their site. )
As for filing bugs I don't believe you need a RedHat subscription. I would
actually file it under Fedora, Fedora EPEL. All you have to do is go to
bugzilla.redhat.com and create an account, it doesn't require RedHat
subscriptions. Then you pick classification, (Fedora) and take it from

Scott Robbins
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