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How to Display Thai langauge text in my Android application.

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by samurai_143, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. samurai_143

    samurai_143 Lurker
    Thread Starter

    Hi all,

    I am having issues in displaying Thai text in my HTC Hero device.
    Using SetText Function, i am unable to display the THAI text.

    when i run the App, i find square boxes, in place for the Thai text.

    please let me know the cause and solution, if anyone knows it.

    Similar issue is seen in Greek also.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. pvdl

    pvdl Lurker

    The behavior you describe is typical when the characters you want to display are not in any font installed on the device.

    My conjecture is that you don't have a font that includes Thai characters.

  3. dkalasz

    dkalasz Lurker

    anyone know where you can find the thai fonts for the nexus one? they might be on the paid market but being out of the states I cannot access it
  4. ninatikky

    ninatikky Lurker

  5. Archphoto

    Archphoto Guest

    I have installed AnySoft Keyboard and AnySoft Thai language pack - both available from Android Market.

    Work perfectly on my Desire.
  6. ninatikky

    ninatikky Lurker

    Could you give me a step by step on how you did that? Did you root your phone first or you just installed AnySoft Keyboard and AnySoft Thai language pack ? Thanks in advance..
  7. Archphoto

    Archphoto Guest

    No my phone isn't rooted, I just downloaded and installed both the keyboard and the font pack. To activate the Thai keyboard, you need to long hold on a new message, then select input method.
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  8. androiduserPC

    androiduserPC Lurker

    I have a Tmobile Mytouch slide 3G phone (in the USA) which uses Android 2.1.

    There is no Thai font on this phone.

    I could not find the Anysoft program or fonts on the Android market. Are they discontinued?

    I also read somewhere that there is way to install Thai font but the phone needs to be rooted. Also someone said that Android 2.2 may support Thai fonts.
  9. I have just noticed today that on my HTC Desire on Orange I can read Thai fonts on the Friends Stream/Facebook and they are not the normal squares. I am going to try to install the Anysoft program and Thai Language pack to see if it works.
  10. vegasarea51

    vegasarea51 Lurker

    I am having the same problem on my Huawei Ascend and I cant display thai characters on on the phone. It shows little squares instead of showing thai characters. I cant even go on thai sites or check my Facebook, because all my friends write in thai characters.

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