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Changing Arabic numerals into Chinese or Roman

PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:03 am
by new guy
How do I select an arabic number in my document and change it into a chinese or roman number?

I am sure there is something very simple I am missing and hope one of you can get me pointed in the right direction. I am new to word processing. I am trying to format a simple list in english and want to change my arabic numbers into chinese and roman numbers. I cant make that happen. I have enabled the asian language option and downloaded the chinese language pack (but not sure if it is talking to my office suite) i have tried to add the extesions for it (again not sure if they are compatible or working) I have been to TOOLS-LANGUAGE-FOR SELECTION-MORE-FONT, and TOOLS - OPTION - LANGUAGE SETTINGS - LANGUAGE and have enabled the asian language portion, and it shows up in these places as well as in EDIT - PARAGRAPH STYLE and in INSERT I was able to find chinese numbers but unable to understand how to sequence them.

Thanks in advance for the help!

Re: CONFUSED! changing arabic numerals into chinese or roman

PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:47 pm
by Hagar Delest
Hi and welcome to the forum!

Do you mean that you want to translate Arabic numbers in Chinese or Roman?
I don't think it's a mere language change that you need since the numbers are just made from characters in a font. You should check for some online translator for numbers.

Re: Changing Arabic numerals into Chinese or Roman

PostPosted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:08 pm
by jrkrideau
I don't think you can do it, unless you can find some extension. I'd open the extension list Tools > Extension Manager > Get more extensions online > and search for something like Chinese numbers. There are a number of extensions listed but I have no idea what they do.

Hagar's suggest seems like the best option. Something like https://www.chineseconverter.com/en/con ... se-numbers may work.

Re: Changing Arabic numerals into Chinese or Roman

PostPosted: Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:40 pm
by new guy
thanks for the info i will give it a try

Re: Changing Arabic numerals into Chinese or Roman

PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:12 am
by waterlili
jrkrideau wrote:I don't think you can do it, unless you can find some extension. I'd open the extension list Tools > Extension Manager > Get more extensions online > and search for something like Chinese numbers. There are a number of extensions listed but I have no idea what they do.

Hagar's suggest seems like the best option. Something like https://www.chineseconverter.com/en/con ... se-numbers may work.


I have tried the Arabic Number / Chinese Character Converter tool and it appears to be a wonder gadget. Thanks for sharing. :-)