- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "bty51658752" <rhcplover@...> wrote:
>I'd recommend you to read the help files that accompany the tengwar
> I need a little help with fonts. I got a few questions to ask about
> them. They're totally freaking my brain out. I'm finding it hard to
> get my head around.
fonts, for example the tngandoc.pdf that comes with the Tengwar
Annatar font. They'll answer your questions.
> 1. Do these fonts actually make sense if you were to type somethingNo, most use Dan Smith's totally different character encoding which is
> in quenyan or sindarin into them? I mean... does the font recognise
> groups of letters and translate them into the correct tengwar
projected over the Windows-1252 characters. Note that a one-to-one
correpsondence between corresponding Latin letters and tengwar cannot
be achieved due to the different design of either script.
> 2. What are these codes that people are posting on here and how doThings like that: "3b%_ jzTO 41E"? That's chunks of the Windows-1252
> you use them?
correspondences to Dan Smith's tengwar encoding. In order to see what
it's supposed to look like in tengwar, you have to copy it to a word
processor, select it and change the font into almost any tengwar font
you like (you must have them properly installed first).
j. 'mach' wust
> 1. Do these fonts actually make sense if you were toNope, you have to learn the typesetting on your
> type something
> in quenyan or sindarin into them? I mean... does the
> font recognise
> groups of letters and translate them into the
> correct tengwar
keyboard which is largely different from the one we
are using, The tengwar letters are put in their own
alphabetic order on your keyboard. Read the
documentation for more.
> 2. What are these codes that people are posting onthe actual tengwar texts. They appear like correct
> here and how do
> you use them?
tengwar if you see them in tengwar fonts (that means,
copy them to Word and apply the font on them). Read
the documentation for more.
> 3. Anything else I need to know to help meRead the documentation
> understand fonts?
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