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Displaying information in other language[tamil]

karthic panneer
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Hi to all
Can any explain me how to display local languages in java controls like label, button, texts etc

Is there need for tamil font to be installed?

Any reply would be appreciated

Thanks in advance

Karthic
Maneesh Godbole
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What have you got so far?


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karthic panneer
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so far i am learning unicode character[long time] .

not yet clearly understood
if you know please explain it
Maneesh Godbole
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Did you look at this?
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/i18n/index.html
karthic panneer
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ya i read that, but there nothing is said about locale language that is how to map the characters. there it is focused for comparing and converting only.

i guess that font must be installed, right?

And also i am in a hurry please tell me the solu
Maneesh Godbole
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Karthic,

You need to ease up a little bit.

I take it you have read Ulf's reply here
http://www.coderanch.com/t/344915/GUI/java/Unicode-support-Tamil-language

Did you try out that font? Did it achieve the desired result?
I imagine you know how to set a particular font. If not you can search the API for a method called
[ October 06, 2008: Message edited by: Maneesh Godbole ]
Maneesh Godbole
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Check out this example
http://www.java2s.com/Code/Java/Swing-JFC/TextAreawithUnicode.htm

That should give you a fair idea how to approach solving your problem.
 
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