Software Requirements for Reading Chinese Texts at this
To read Chinese texts on-line, you need a GB or Big5
Chinese viewer. To read downloaded texts, you can use
a Chinese viewer or a Chinese word processor. If you wish to
many GB articles at once, you may download the corresponding
files and then open them with a zip utility.
There are many Chinese software programs on the market. If you
do not want to pay for one yet, you can download one from the
Web and try it out first. For the Windows95 users who do not
where to start, we hereby recommend a viewer called Njwin.
viewer can be downloaded from the following Web addresses: http://bjs.org/software/njwin102.zip,
(look for file njwin10.zip). Since this is a zip file, you
to unzip it first, using Pkzip, Win Zip, or any other zip
If you do not have a zip utility, you can download a DOS zip
called Pkzip2 from the following Web address: http://bjs.org/software/pkz204g.exe,
(look for file pkz204g.exe). This is a self-extracting zip
Suppose you put it in a directory called zipware. By
the file (in Windows) or typing the file name pkz204g (in DOS,
with zipware being the current directory), you will receive
files in the zipware directory. Once you have edited the
file in your computer in accordance with the instructions in
Installation section of the Manual file in zipware, you are
to use Pkzip2.
Suppose you have downloaded the file njwin10.zip in a
called nj. When C: is the current directory, the DOS command
unzip this file using Pkzip2 is:
pkunzip nj\njwin10.zip nj
This command will bring you two files in the nj directory:
and readme. You can install Njwin by double-clicking the file
Njwin is very easy to use. Basically, you keep your Web
and Njwin open at the same time. If you open a non-Chinese
on the Web or in your computer, Njwin does nothing. If your
a Chinese document, Njwin is automatically engaged and makes
Web browser display Chinese text. For more information on
Njwin, please read the file readme.
The most popular Web browser is Netscape. If you do not have
you can download a copy from the following Web site: http://bjs.org/software/n32e30.exe,
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