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Questions related to fonts or typefaces used for displaying text in Chinese.

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Are there any free/open fonts designed to help learn/read Chinese?

Problem As a Chinese student I found that one of the first barriers is reading. Indeed, when trying to acquire new vocabulary one might be faced with the opacity of the Chinese character as opposed ...
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Lowest pixel resolution needed to support Chinese?

We are creating a product which has an small embedded OLED display (64 x 48 pixels). We would love to support Chinese in this product and wonder what is that smallest resolution that would be needed ...
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Traces of the Chinese font "明兰终" (7×7 pixel characters)

This page mentions a Chinese font named 明兰终, which is designed with Chinese characters sized 7×7 pixels: "明兰终",估计只有 7*7 字体估计是作者自已点出来的 详细说明在, http://bbs.themex.net/forumdisplay.php?f=87 ...
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The number of "components" (potentially) to define a Chinese character typeface

This post goes into some hypotheticals on how long it might take to design a Chinese font compared to a Latin font. It shows an image of potentially some "radicals" which could be used as the base ...
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Meaning of font description: "明兰终",估计只有 7*7 字体估计是作者自已点出来的

This webpage mentions a font named 明兰终 with Chinese characters that have a size of 7×7 pixels: "明兰终",估计只有 7*7 字体估计是作者自已点出来的 What does this Chinese sentence mean? Might 作者 refer to the ...
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