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Investigation on the origination of Chinese Heiti

When Sat 13 Oct 1530
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Who Li Shaobo

Heiti is one the two most frequently used Chinese typeface categories. However the understanding of the typeface is rather limited. Where does it come from, when and how did it first appear? These questions have always been wondered but never properly answered. This paper will fully investigate Chinese Heiti from historical and scientific aspects and try to answer the questions listed above.

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