Sanskrit Software

John C. Huntington huntington.2 at OSU.EDU
Sat Dec 15 01:14:46 UTC 2007

Macs come with such but the fonts are not very nice

On Dec 14, 2007, at 6:57 PM, Harsha Dehejia wrote:

> Friends:
> I have had an inquiry from a Vedic scholar in California and he  
> writes:
> "I would like to create a professional software package, an 'add- 
> on' that operates directly within Microsoft Office. Such software  
> would give users a common platform for efficiently typing Sanskrit  
> from a Romanized (English) keyboard directly into MSWord. Users  
> would be able to do so in Devanagari or transliteration, or by  
> toggling from one to the other. My hope is to distribute such a  
> package free of cost over the internet and, in doing so, create a  
> common platform for all who create full or part-Sanskrit documents,  
> publish them, or simply use them. Academic or student, mystic or  
> pragmatist, Westerner or Indian, if someone has MSWord, they'll be  
> able to use what I envision. "
> Does anyone know if this exists?  If not what shall I tell him. He  
> seems sincere.
> Regards and Season's Greetings.
> Harsha
> Harsha V. Dehejia
> Professor of Indian Studies, Carleton University
> Ottawa, ON. Canada.
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