RE: Can anyone help me!!!

From: Carl W. Brown (
Date: Tue Sep 26 2000 - 13:38:46 EDT

>From: []
>Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 8:21 AM
>Not true. Windows 9x has always supported APIs for drawing text using
>Unicode-encoded strings. Uniscribe and OpenType are available on Win9x/Me,
>and if you had OT Devanagari fonts and the appropriate version of
>Uniscribe, you should be able to display Devanagari text on Win9x/Me using
>an appropriate (i.e. Unicode-enabled app) such as IE 5.5 or WordPad. (Word
>2000 may also work, but I know it has certain problems with Thai when
>running on non-Thai versions of Win9x; I don't know for certain that it
>would handle Devanagari.)

You are right, I don't know what I was thinking. I also recollect that
Avery Bishop also had some work around. The lack of a code page on the
other had will probably be a killer. But there are a lot of hacks were
people just make up their own. There are some already windows Indian fonts
with non-Unicode code pages at:


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