Chinese input

Binh Nguyen binhnguyen at
Wed Nov 10 08:51:00 EST 2010

On Wed, 10 Nov 2010 08:26:00 -0500
László Oroszváry <everlong at> wrote:

> How do I enable Chinese in Pidgin? I have the Windows IME and fonts
> installed, but when I enter in (or receive) characters they transform
> into rectangles. I couldn't find any mention of it in the Preferences
> or in the online FAQ.
> Running 2.7.5 in Windows 7.

Maybe you have to enable Asian languages (CJK) in Windows? I'm not so
sure 'cause I do not use Windows, but you can try copying some text from
a Chinese-character document into Pidgin to see what would happen.


Binh Nguyen

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