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How Do I Add Language Support for Arabic/Chinese/Japanese/Korean Under Windows XP?
Author: KB Admin Reference Number: AA-02771 Views: 11298 Created: 2012-08-05 19:00 Last Updated: 2015-12-07 10:01 0 Rating/ Voters

Bible versions have been added to BibleWorks that require the installation of language support under Windows XP as well as the addition of the Arial Unicode MS font. (These elements are already built into later versions of Windows.  For the Van Dyke Arabic Bible, support for right-to-left script is needed. For the Korean and Chinese Bible versions, both support for right-to-left script and for East Asian languages will be required. Please note that the KOR, Korean version does not work in BibleWorks 7 when installed under Windows 10.


BibleWorks 7 Users: Note also that the latest version of the BibleWorks executable should be applied. If BibleWorks has just been installed to the computer, and the version of the BibleWorks executable showing in HELP > ABOUT BIBLEWORKS is 7.0.012g, then these language Bibles will not appear in the list as available versions. Perform a check for updates from within the BibleWorks program. (HELP > BIBLEWORKS ON THE INTERNET > CHECK FOR UPDATES) Find and apply the latest BibleWorks executable in the list.

To install the language support, take the following steps.

1. Save any work in applications currently running, as this process will require a reboot to complete it. Close the programs, if desired.
2. Insert the Windows XP installation CD in the drive. If the setup window opens, close it. (This is to provide files that may not already be on the computer.)
3. Open Windows Control Panel.
4. Find and double-click the icon for Regional and Language Options.
5. When the Regional and Language Options dialog box opens, click the tab labeled Languages.
6. On the Languages page you will find a section labeled Supplemental language support.
7. Place a checkmark in the box for the desired addition.
a. For the Van Dyke Arabic Bible, choose Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages (including Thai.)
b. For the Chinese or Korean Bibles, choose both Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages (including Thai.) and Install files for East Asian languages.
8. A message box titled Install Supplemental Language Support will display describing the action to be taken. Click OK to continue.
9. At this point, the Regional and Language Options dialog is in view. Click APPLY in the lower right-hand corner.
10. A box will display showing the progress of the action taken. Files will be copied to your computer by this process.
(A box may appear expecting user interaction in which one must designate the drive and folder where the file is stored. The drive will be the CD drive on the computer. When that has been selected, find and select the i386 folder. The dl_ file in that folder (the only file that will show here) should be selected. Click OK.)
11. When the file copy action has completed, a message box will display instructing that the computer must be restarted. Click YES to proceed.
The next set of steps will add keyboard support for the language(s) desired.
12. When the restart process has completed, return to the Languages tab of the Regional and Language Options, as before.
13. At the top of the box is an area labeled Text Services and Input Languages. Click the DETAILS button.
14. That opens the Text Services and Input Languages dialog box. In the Installed Services area, click the ADD button.
15. The Add Input Language dialog contains combo list boxes for Input Language and Keyboard Layout/ME. The following are suggested pairings. Other combinations may work as well, but these are the pairings we have found to work well in BibleWorks.
Input Language - Keyboard
a. Arabic (Saudi Arabia) - Arabic 101
b. Chinese (PRC) - Microsoft Pinyin IME 3.0
c. Chinese (Taiwan) - Microsoft New Phonetic IME 2002s
d. Korean - Korean Input System IME 2002
16. Add as many sets of Input Language/Keyboard Support as desired.
17. Click OK to accept the change.
18. Each keyboard support entry must be made individually. Repeat for any and all languages desired.
19. In the Text Services and Input Languages dialog, click APPLY to engage the changes, then click the OK button to close the dialog box.
20. Last, but certainly not least, perform a check for updates in BibleWorks to get the latest version of the BibleWorks executable.
With these steps completed, it should now be possible to enter words on the Command Line to perform searches.
 

Last Update - ELM May 21, 2013