Do these boxes stay if you change your font to another one? (Preferably, also one that supports Chinese, else you'd only get more boxes.)
Select one of these boxes with the text cursor, call up the Info panel, and report back what Unicode it says it is.
I don’t know if this is the correct info you wanted. You will have to tell me where to get that info if this is not correct.Thanks, Elvi
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No I don’t even know what that is. Here is a screenshot. Thanks, Elvi
Here is a screenshot. Thanks, Elvi
it's important to know what font you are using.
The Info panel under main menu "Window" will show the Unicode value of a selected character.
Here from my German InDesign CS6 with some text I copy/pasted from Wikipedia's article about "Simplified Chinese".
Example Unicode value is: 89C2
Used font is Adobe Song Std, weight is L
In my example above there is a mix of Chinese and Western glyph styles visible.
The SPACE characters and the SEMICOLON characters are Western style.
E.g. there is also an alternative for the simple Unicode 0020, SPACE:
Unicode 3000, IDEOGRAPHIC SPACE
Maybe your text is using this and your font has a problem with that?
Alright, so select one of the missing glyphs and show
Window menu => Info
And it seems to me, that more glyphs are missing. Not only the glyph for a simple "blank".
It all boils down to the question:
What is the font you are using here?
Did you try a different Chinese font?
The one you are using is missing a lot of necessary glyphs.
I'm no expert for Chinese typesetting.
And I cannot tell what's the right option here.
Yes, I tried one other and it did the same thing
What font is used in the Word document?
I can't tell because it is in Chinese.
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Judging by the poem upper left in #10, you applied a simplified-only font to a poem that was written by Bai Juyi 白居易 some 1100-odd years before the promulgation of simplified characters and encoded with traditional forms. Among the CJK fonts Adobe bundles with ID you might try Adobe Song as it offers both traditional and simplified chars., though if you really want a "Gothic" style you should try Adobe Heiti Std. Simp. vs. trad. is tricky for many reasons, one of which is that typists sometimes forget and choose incorrectly, especially when using phonetic input methods.
The WWW yields many transcriptions, including this one:
Note that I haven't checked this for trad. vs. simp., and I also stripped the punctuation (which likewise was not invented for many centuries).