“Shuowen Jiezi” is the first dictionary in China that systematically analyzes Chinese glyphs and well-known etymology by Xu Shen. “Shuowen Jiezi” was accomplished on AD 121. The original one includes fourteen parts and one article, more than 130,000 characters in text. It collected 9,353 small seal characters, and 1,163 earlier ancient characters. The version of “Shuowen Jiezi” used for here is commonly used version “Da Xu Ben”, which was South Tang Xu Yong's “Shuo Wen Jie Zi Biography” and edited by Qing Dynasty Duan Yucai.
Due to the fact that the characters used in “Shuowen Jiezi” are not completely compatible with the existing Unicode codes, it is not possible to include all the glyphs in the font file so that some of the characters can not display the correct glyphs. To obtain More complete text information, users can use the character search & download function to get them.
Windows 95 / 98 / ME / NT / 2000 / XP
Personal users and system developers
1. Open “Control Panel”, then “Fonts”
2. Select “File”, then “Install new fonts”
3. Select the path of font folder.
4. Select “install fonts of Shuowen Jiezi”.
5. Check the option “copy fonts to font folder”.
6. Click “OK” buttom to install those fonts.