Re: Tengwar with a computer: alternative for TengScribe
- This is another address where you can get a FREE virtual keyboard --
not ideal maybe, with some limitations, but pretty configurable:
It's the Lake Software Click-N-Type.
Ronald Kyrmse / Certur Harmatir
(Visit me at http://users.sti.com.br/rkyrmse)
--- In elfscript@y..., Liesbeth Flobbe <flobbe@a...> wrote:
> Hi to all of you!
> One week ago, I was looking for a way to write with the Internation
> Phonetic Alphabet, and I stumbled upon a Windows utility that can be
> programmed for writing Tengwar too. Here's what it is:
> It is called Keyman (Keyboard Manager) and it is available from
> www.tavultesoft.com. It can replace (sequences of) characters with
> (sequences of) characters while you're typing in, for example, a
> processor. With the Development Kit, anyone can program
> are keyboards that simulate deadkeys and for all kids of exotic
> So I hacked together a keyboard for English/Sindarin that uses Dan
> font mapping. It is at English/Sindarin that uses Dan Smith's font
> mapping. It is at www.ai.rug.nl/~flobbe/tengwar/
> I think this is a great utility, especially because it can be used
> any Windows program that allows you to select a Tengwar font. If
> going to use this utility with my keyboard, or even to program a
> of himself, I would really like to hear something about it.
> This is quite a long posting now. The rest of the info is at my
> (don't expect too much of it, I don't have time to create a decent
> website, since I'm too busy with Tengwar) and in the zip-file you
> download from there.
> Bye and I hope this didn't sound too much like a commercial,