making diacritics (on my Mac)

Luis Gonzalez-Reimann reimann at BERKELEY.EDU
Fri Dec 17 01:10:12 EST 2010


Hi Arlo,

I have been helped by Andrew Glass and Stefan Baums in this matter, I 
used their Gandhari Unicode font. But I have a PC, not a Mac. Maybe 
George Hart or someone else can help with the Mac.

Best,

Luis
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on 12/16/2010 7:58 PM Arlo Griffiths wrote:
> Sorry, for asking help about mundane issues such as the following:
> In Luis González-Reimann's last posting, I admired his ability to produce r with subscript circle. I haven't yet found a way to make this combination (let alone the corresponding long vocalic r, or accented ones for Vedic) on my Mac with any of the inbuilt fonts/keyboards. Is there a way?
> I am also looking for a way to make the candrabindu on top of an m. Is there any simple way to do so or must one work with specific Indological fonts and keyboards?
> Finally, I'd like to make a tilde (~) on top of an m. This would seem to be an easy one, but the usual key combination for placing tilde on top does not yield the desired result when used with m in the U.S. Extended Keyboard. Does anyone know a solution?
> Of course I'd be happiest if I could do all of the above tricks in one font and keyboard and still be able to make the usual diacritics too.
> Thanks again,
> Arlo Griffiths (EFEO/Jakarta) 		 	   		



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