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Direc­tory language/chinese/CJK

Welcome to CJK version 4.8.4 (18-Apr-2015), a LaTeX2e macro package which
enables the use of CJK scripts (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) in various
encodings, written by Werner Lemberg <wl@gnu.org>.

A mailing list exists at cjk-list@nongnu.org; to subscribe, send a mail
with the subject `subscribe' (without the quotes) to
cjk-list-request@nongnu.org.  A web interface can be found at


If you are interested in the process of development you may observe


to see the commitments to the git repository of the CJK package, and which
also provides snapshots.

The home site of the CJK package is


Additionally, the latest non-development version can be found on all CTAN
hosts and its mirrors in the directory <CTAN>/language/chinese.

The package comes in two parts:

    cjk-4.8.4.tar.gz:       The source files. Needed for all platforms.
    cjk-4.8.4-doc.tar.gz:   Preformatted documentation files: DVI, PS,
                            output from cjk-enc.el, etc.

Note that on CTAN and its mirrors, the `src' archive is unpacked; you must
thus get all files and subdirectories from language/chinese/CJK/.

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cjk – CJK lan­guage sup­port

CJK is a macro pack­age for , pro­vid­ing si­mul­ta­ne­ous sup­port for var­i­ous Asian scripts in many en­cod­ings (in­clud­ing Uni­code):

  • Chi­nese (both tra­di­tional and sim­pli­fied),
  • Ja­panese,
  • Korean and
  • Thai.

A spe­cial add-on fea­ture is an in­ter­face to the Emacs ed­i­tor (cjk-enc.el) which gives si­mul­ta­ne­ous, easy-to-use sup­port to a bunch of other scripts in ad­di­tion to the above — Cyril­lic, Greek, Latin-based scripts, Rus­sian and Viet­namese are sup­ported.

Ver­sion4.8.4 2015-04-18
Li­cense GNU Gen­eral Public Li­cense
Main­tainerWerner Lem­berg
Con­tained inTeX Live as cjk
MiKTeX as cjk
Topics sup­port for type­set­ting Korean
fonts for far east­ern lan­guages (Chi­nese, Ja­panese and Korean)
sup­port for type­set­ting, and doc­u­men­ta­tion in Thai
sup­port for type­set­ting Ja­panese
font se­lec­tion, map­ping, etc.
sup­port for type­set­ting Chi­nese lan­guages
See also cjk-fonts
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