Using Chinese characters in Adobe Illustrator involves two main steps.
Use TwinBridge's Single-Byte Converter utility to create a single-byte True
Type font. This
font is limited to a maximum of 250 Chinese characters. In
essence, it is a small Chinese font mapped to English keyboard/table.
the Single-Byte Converter utility in the lower left button of the Control Center.
the Design button on the menu bar and select Create Single Byte
True Type Front.
Select a Chinese font in the Fonts list to display in you Adobe Illustrator
document. (Figure 3)
Chinese characters in the "Source Double Byte" text box
(maximum: 250 characters). Please remember the name show in the "FaceName"
field (in the example shown below: TBSB Chinese 10) for later use. (Figure 4)
Click the Convert button. A message indicating the completion
of the conversion appears. Click OK.
that the Chinese characters are mapped on the keyboard starting from
the upper left Shift position. Click Exit to close this
Chinese characters in Adobe Illustrator using the single-byte True
Type Font created.
Adobe Illustrator open, click the "T" button to create a text
box for Chinese characters. (Figure
your font in Type/Font. In this example, your font is TBSB Chinese 10. (Figure
the "Shift" + "~, 1, 2, 3......" keys to input the
desired Chinese characters. (Figure
7) If you need reference of the keyboard layout, you can also open the
For more information on the Single Byte Converter, please
Chapter 10 of your User's Guide.