Common Desktop Environment: Help System Author's and Programmer's Guide

Formatting Tables

A multibyte language, such as Japanese or Chinese, requires a formatting table. This table specifies a list of characters that cannot start a line and those characters that cannot end a line. When help files are processed, the formatting table ensures that lines wrap correctly. "Creating a Formatting Table"explains how to create a new table or edit the sample table provided in the Help Developer's Kit.