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Re: [Pali] Re:Font for i-Mac

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  • Piya Tan
    Thanks, Dhivan, will work on that, Piya ... -- The Minding Centre Blk 644 Bukit Batok Central #01-68 (2nd flr) Singapore 650644 Tel: 8211 0879 Meditation
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 11, 2009
      Thanks, Dhivan,

      will work on that,

      Piya



      On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Dhivan Thomas Jones <thomas@...>wrote:

      >
      >
      > Dear Piya,
      >
      > I have found that the new Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac seems to
      > include Times Extended Roman with all diacritics necessary for Pali
      > and Sanskrit, and is hence more convenient to use than Gentium. I
      > think that there may still be some compatibility issues with this
      > solution but it is probably easier that trying to buy Times Extended
      > Roman separately for Mac.
      >
      > An alternative is to use Times (not Times New Roman) on the Mac, as
      > this font includes all necessary diacritics, though it creates
      > conversion problems, since PCs don't seem to have an extended version
      > of Times built-in.
      >
      > All the best
      > Dhivan
      >
      > www.dhivan.net
      >
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      >
      >
      >



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