Re: Fwd: pali diacritics
- There are two possible causes that I know of why your friend cannot see
the diacritical marks:
1. Is that they don't have the right font installed
2. Is that they are not viewing the page with the right encoding.
To get around it, publish the document as a PDF file from Open Office and
attach that to the email, then anyone can read the PDF as the font is
To type Pāli in OpenOffice, you need to use macros or a Pāli keyboard for
Pali Test for encoding in this forum
- As you can see, although I typed Pali in Unicode, this forum does not
encode them as Unicode, so what you see is a load of Unicode code-points
instead of letters. Your friend may be having that problem in his/her
Here we can use the Velthuis system to type Paa.li.