Meir

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
Registered on : 2007-11-21
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From :   Meir

Date : 2007-11-21 / 11:03AM

Hi, Thank you so much for creating this site. Thanks to someone else’s question i was able to find the first white belt lessons. However, I notice that certain pinyin letters are showing up as empty boxes, for example
nǐ 你 you

- hǎo 好 good

- nǐ hǎo 你好 hello

- wǒ 我 I/me

There are many more like this. Why are those boxes being displayed instead of the letters. For example in wo, it’s just a regular letter o so why am I getting that blank box instead of an O. Is there something that needs to be updated in my browser?
I am running Internet Explorer version 6 (the 128 bit version) on Windows XP SP2.
Fortunately , the video content displays fine so I know what the missing letters are , at least in that first lesson I watched but I am hoping there is something I can patch with that will let those characters display correctly in the web pages written notes.

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managerbenny

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Benny bennysland.com 
2007-11-21 / 11:13AM

Ni hao Meir! Welcome to my site!

The box you saw is actually the letter with tones, which may not be shown normally in some browsers. Please have a try with another browser: Firefox. You can download it here:

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/

Let me know if it works!

Benny

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Meir

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Meir netzero.net 
2007-11-29 / 04:11AM

Ni hao, Benny.

Thanks so much for your response. I installed Firefox and the pinyin characters read fine in it.
For some strange reason IE reads some and blanks out others.
I will just use Firefox for sites that do this (and perhaps for most of my browsing now!)

Xiexie!

Meir

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managerbenny

Chinese Mandarin :Chinese Mandarin Level
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 Benny bennysland.com 
2007-11-29 / 09:56AM

You’re welcome, Meir! Glad to see now it’s working fine on your browser. Hope to see you more around here, :)

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