We provide language and cultural support for several Asian languages,
including Japanese. The large number of characters in the Japanese
language makes it impossible to arrange them on a keyboard. Therefore,
an input method, called the input server, is used to make sequences of
keyboard events that correspond to each kanji character. The input
server for WorldView(TM) Japanese is called xwnmo2.
It translates your input of phonetic symbols into the equivalent
character or characters and provides a list of choices when there is
To customize your system to recognize certain conventions, such as date and time formats, currency format, and sorting order, as well as to display information and accept input in Japanese, please follow the steps below.
Your system has one of several possible keyboards. Although ipanel
provides you with a default keyboard configuration, you should either
confirm the default or select a different configuration.
To print a Japanese language text file, use the Printer Manager to set up a Japanese language printer, then use the following command:
% lp -dprinter textfile
where printer is the name of your printer and textfile is the name of your file. If no Japanese language printer is available, use the following command:
% lpjtext textfile | lp