Thursday, October 13, 2011

Pages for iOS 5 Has Special Formats for Chinese/Japanese/Korean

The latest version of iOS Pages, 1.5, which requires iOS 5, provides some CJK-specific text-formatting features, including emphasis styles, list styles, and phonetic guides. For details see this page:

It appears that vertical text is still not supported.


Magnus Lewan said...

Lovely! So if you want vertical text, you have to use the mac version but if you want to use furigana you need to use the iOS version. It's getting there.

Tom Gewecke said...

Hi Magnus -- I don't think OS X Pages does vertical, only TextEdit.

Magnus Lewan said...

True. I managed to forget that.