Re: Re: Russian font and Pagemaker?

Subject: Re: Re: Russian font and Pagemaker?
From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 10:41:40 -0400

Valerie Priester <hammerl -at- buffalo -dot- edu> wrote:

That's great. This is NOT documented in PageMaker 7.0 Help or manual. NOBODY at was aware that PM supports any kind of Unicode mapping. You have done yeoperson service here. Thanks a bunch!


>Funny thing. I can bring up the basic Character Map in Windows and see a
>whole host of Cyrillic characters under Arial. I can set up Russian in Word
>2000, and by pressing left Alt-Shift toggle into the Cyrillic keyboard I
>can switch all the text to Arial. It shows up as Cyrillic. Just for the
>heck of it, I thought I'd try copying it into PageMaker (I have 6.5), and I
>found that worked, but only if I mapped the font to Arial CYR (which I
>assume is the Arial font in Cyrillic). I did not purchase this font
>separately, as I have no need for it at work. I also see I have Courier New
>CYR and Times New Roman CYR, neither of which I purchased, so I assume
>these came with something.
>Perhaps these become options when Windows and Word are set up for Russian?
>I followed the steps at
>These steps did something beyond Office. Pressing left Alt-Shift in
>PageMaker enables the Cyrillic mode there, too, and I then just had to
>select Arial CYR (which I don't recall ever being there before!). You might
>want to try it and see if you suddenly have access to things.
>Note also I was unable to successfully import the text, but could copy and
>paste it from Word.

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