SARIT: Search and Retrieval of Indic Texts
birgit.kellner at UNIVIE.AC.AT
Mon Feb 9 21:39:16 UTC 2009
Dominik Wujastyk wrote:
> http://bombay.indology.info is John Smith's website (guest hosted by
> INDOLOGY). There you can find the IndUni font family, which are very
> finely designed and optimized for Indic transliteration. John also
> makes available a very convenient keyboard handler for Windows (that's
> what I use) and another for the Mac. Using the IndUni unicode fonts
> (or any Unicode font) and the keyboard handler makes it extremely easy
> to type romanized Sanskrit. (RightAlt+a = ā (a-macron), etc.) John
> has done us all a great service.
> There are probably several other keyboard systems and fonts out there
> if one searches, but I can vouch for the simplicity and excellence of
> John's under Windows. I haven't used the Mac one.
> If you're using Linux, there's a nice system that works with SCIM
> (http://www.scim-im.org/), called m17n
> (http://www.m17n.org/m17n-lib-en/). A bit cryptic to install, but in
> fact easy, and also very easy to modify for oneself.
For those who read German, the weblog "Flammschild's jālsthāna" from
Heidelberg has very useful directions for keyboard configuration in both
Windows and Linux:
Linux (scim + m17n on Ubuntu):
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