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Before simply answering "there is such a font", I would like to seriously suggest you should not differentiate a dot and a slash. The reasons are: Many Chinese people don't distinguish them when writing, even calligraphers. We care about "fast" and "beautiful". The standard glyphs among mainland, Taiwan/Hong Kong, Japan and Korea, are usually ...


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You can download them at: http://www6.flash8.net/font/2933.shtml (traditional) http://www6.flash8.net/font/4101.shtml (simplified) If you like this kind of style, you may also be interested in 鋼筆書法


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One such website is: http://www.hanzigrids.com Another website is http://cop.yes-chinese.com/hanban/tzg/ but it has less features and you can't choose your font.


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You may want to try WenQuanYi bitmap fonts. http://wenq.org/en/


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There is no standard text, but there is sometimes the need for something equivalent (i.e. a body of text to see how typesetting looks). Sometimes this is referred to as 乱数假文. Your exact question has been asked and answered in Chinese here: http://www.zhihu.com/question/19708165 , if you want to read more. You can also find a tool for generating such texts ...


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I've looked for a similar font (with pinyin on top, or bottom) and have not found anything. There are a lot of naysayers on this thread, and I'm not sure why. Such a font would be extremely useful, even given the limitations. Creation of such a font would be automatic using publicly available databases, and even if the original fonts were copyrighted, one ...


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For Android, there is Pinyiner (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.astratech.chinesereader_free) . It works offline, you can even read books, mark new words and create flashcards.


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as Stumpy Joe Pete said, you'll be hard pressed to find a font that works in all cases, and that you may want to look into a browser extension that highlights, magnifies, and explains the character you've hovered over. I recommend Pera Pera Kun: http://www.perapera.org/ They have extensions for FireFox and Chrome. Here's a snapshot: I have never seen ...


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I think you should use a fuzzy system instead of a strict one. The difference between 點(dot) and 捺(slash) is not always obvious even to native user. For example, in lower right corner of the character 木, the stroke is a slash, but when we writing the character 林, the slash become a dot in the left 木. Why? because there is no room to put a full slash there. ...


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Here is some chinese font including small seal scripts, but I haven't tried it myself. Might be useful for u.


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Arphic has released several free Chinese fonts, and I particularly like the Kaiti style. In Ubuntu, they're available in the package manager; I'm not sure how to get them for other systems.


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After having done several researches and having looked at your answers, I merged them and I finally got to a solution, that I will share. Hanazono is undoubtedly the best free and commercial-use friendly font to display simplified Chinese yet its rendering is not perfect: it often gets blurry on desktop devices, while it's pretty sharp on mobile ones. So I ...


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If you are using Windows (XP, Vista, 7, ....), you can install the Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese Support. Then you will have fonts like MingLiU, Kai and SimSun.


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Unsurprisingly the Japanese do this better. Hanazono have an excellent, free, font: About Hanazono font This font is a free kanji font. The KAGE system1, Clipper2, FontForge[3] and TTX[4] are used to create this font. All glyphs in this font are from GlyphWiki[5]. List of included characters This font contains about 90,041 characters ...


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I would say that your guess is right. Since Chinese characters are all square (even for punctuations, in fact, punctuations are not commonly used until early 1900s), when typeset, they are all perfectly aligned, and there is no need to prepare something like Lorem Ipsum.


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I asked a friend in 2001, how best to learn Chinese and he pointed me to the Bopomofo phonetic alphabet, and the schools and textbooks that use it. That alphabet gave me very quickly an unambiguous tool for phonetic reading and writing so i didn't feel so entirely illiterate, it helped me learn pronunciation, helped me 'forget' my western phonetic patterns, ...


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There are a lot of grids available Hanzi Practice Sheets II and a free customizable one here Hanzi Practice Sheets. There is also Arch Chinese.



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