Chinese in mt4

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bfis108137 2015.10.29 19:29
 

Hi,

 

I am a fairly experienced coder and I have sort of gotten stuck on this one.  I have a lot of text to put on a chart and I am using multiple labels. My client has asked for it to be translated into Chinese at some point. The client will be paying for a professional translation but he wants me to show him at least that the characters will appear on the chart and they show as question marks.  I live in Israel so I thought I would try Hebrew and actually it works but Chinese does not work.  I thought if I installed input by Chinese that it would work and it did install some new fonts but still it doesn't work.  Any suggestions?

chart with question marks

 

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gooly 2015.10.29 20:06 #
 
Are the Chinese syllable fonts compatible with 'our' char based fonts - may be they use 4 bytes instead of 2 bytes?
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bfis108137 2015.10.29 20:15 #
 
I don't know.  I thought it was utf8.
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bfis108137 2015.10.30 07:01 #
 
Ok so I tried the same Chinese characters mt5 and it works.  I think this is a bug since mt5 and mt4 are supposed to be the same on all levels other than the trade operations.
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qjol 2015.10.30 08:16 #
 
maybe adding the language to your OS will do the trick
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