This is quite an amazing program, and thank you for introducing us to it.
Although I’d love to see it as part of Chinese SE, I cannot see the use of it beyond answering “what is the stroke order of X” questions, and those aren’t actually very interesting or common Chinese language questions. Thus, SE is unlikely going to introduce it unless a very strong ...
This is intentional, if unfortunate. For bold and italic formatting in text without spaces, the end of the formatted text must either not end in punctuation, or must be followed by punctuation.
So, this works: 你好世界。and so does this: 你好。。世界。but not this: **你好。**世界。
Sadly, altering this behavior - while convenient for the here-and-now - would make the text ...
A Community Manager has added this to the:
Community Management Team's backlog
There is no ETA on when it will be looked at and/or taken care of, but at least we can be assured that it's not lost in the pile of meta posts.
I believe 起 will display based on the fonts that are installed on your computer and the fonts that are called on by your browser.
There is one common Unicode point: 8D77
Unifiable variant variants are merged and it is up to the fonts to do the work of sorting.
What you can do is write their compositions:
Wiktionary also writes the compositions ...
I found a hacky way to create animated gifs from Hanzi Writer. I created a .html file locally (i.e., on my computer):
<div id="docs-target-5" class="inline-demo"></div>
I think it is technically possible to get that working, but it's not clear to me what the benefit would be. Perhaps you can link to some example questions where it would be helpful.
As for the technical side, I think we could ask the staff to enable Stack Snippets on this site. Then users could write a snippet to display the animation. I wrote an example ...