[INDOLOGY] Script tables

Tyler Williams tylerwwilliams at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 05:47:41 EST 2019


I've attached an example of results here...



On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 3:57 PM Tyler Williams <tylerwwilliams at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Dear Andrew,
>
> I've created tables quickly and easily using Adobe Illustrator; I
> essentially trace scanned images from manuscripts (automatically or
> manually depending on the complexity of the character). The benefit of
> creating vector graphics is that they are easy to modify and reproduce in
> all sorts of software and application contexts (and are obviously much
> smaller in size than other types of image files).
>
> Since Adobe is proprietary and costly, I've also looked at some free
> graphic design applications
> <https://www.nyfa.edu/student-resources/six-free-alternatives-to-adobe-illustrator/>
> which are solid, though Illustrator is still my favorite.
>
> Best,
> Tyler
>
>
> On Sun, Nov 3, 2019 at 9:43 AM Andrew Ollett via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>
>> Dear list members,
>>
>> I was wondering whether anyone has experience drawing up "script tables,"
>> representating the characters used either in a given document (say a
>> manuscript or inscription) or in a collection of documents. I realize that
>> a lot depends on whether the table will be printed or published online
>> (e.g., the use of color images), but I'm interested in recommendations for
>> producing suitable images. (I'm aware of the very useful charts, adapted
>> from Bühler’s Indische Palaeographie, that Dániel Balogh posted on this
>> list some time ago.)
>>
>> Andrew
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