This article will provide best practices and a checklist for all the requirements to display non-English character sets in a PDF document.
- If dealing with Asian characters, a specific Acrobat package must be installed and can be found on Adobe’s support download.
This install is required, even on an Asian computer.
Some foreign characters may have a larger vertical size than English characters. If the characters need to be displayed in a table, the size of the cells must be set accordingly.
At the time of this writing, there is a known issue within Acrobat dealing with
listboxes and Chinese characters. More details can be found here.