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How to view other non-European languages System
The default installation of OS X doesn't come with any other non-European language other than Japanese. Well, we all know this by now. However, there is a way to view Korean, Chineses and others by moving the respective fonts from the OS 9 fonts folder (or any other) into the fonts folder in /Library/Fonts [editor: corrected per comments] and voila!

Now go to the International setting in System Preferences in OS X and see your language displayed! Select the language and keyboard you need and now you should be able to view these foreign languages in Mail.app, Web Browsers and others.
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small note: use /Library, not /System
Authored by: mithras on Apr 08, '01 10:40:26PM

just thought i should remind everyone that the place to add your own fonts is either in /Library/Fonts, or in the ~/Library/Fonts folder within your home folder.

The /System folder is "Apple property" and could get erased, changed, or blasted away by subsequent revisions of the OS. The computer-wide Library folder and your personal Library folder are completely under your control.

otherwise, great hint, thanks!



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