If you installed a language pack for Microsoft Office, you can easily remove any editing language or font that you don't want or don't use. If you want to add a different editing language to your computer, you can follow the instructions at Change the language Office uses in its menus and proofing tools. Click headings below for more information. If a language is listed as your default language and you want to remove it, you must select a different language as the default language. Under Choose Editing Languages , select the language that you want to remove, and then click Remove. If you create a document containing text in Japanese before deleting the Japanese editing language and fonts, the text remains in the document, even after you remove the Japanese editing language and fonts.
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Computers with older operating systems with the default language set to English or other Western or Cyrillic language settings will require some setup and proper fonts See also: List of CJK fonts to be able to display the characters. Newer computer operating systems may not require any additional steps to view most CJKV characters. If you see boxes, question marks, or meaningless letters mixing into the first part , you do not have full support for East Asian characters. Non-East Asian localizations only.
If someone creates a document on a computer with an East Asian language version of Office, that document might look different when shared with someone else who does not have East Asian fonts installed on their computer. Office programs will substitute the original font with the closest available installed font, which may result in odd spacing between characters. You can add the language you need for the fonts to display correctly. Although it can occur with any language, a font conflict is most likely to occur with users of the new East Asian fonts that come with Office , because users of earlier versions of Office will not have these fonts installed. To add the East Asian fonts, you need to install the East Asian language.
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