Re: Hindi keyboard with the Microsoft Hindi font Mangal

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Oct 15 2002 - 11:57:19 EDT

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    James Kass <jameskass at att dot net> wrote:

    > ZWNJ prevents conjuncts (or half-letter forms) from appearing which
    > forces explicit virama in the display. See "Explicit Virama" on pp
    > 214-215 of TUS 3.0.

    I looked all over that section, but got caught up in all the little ZWJ
    boxes and missed that passage. Thanks. I know I had heard that before.

    > Shift-Control-1 will insert a ZWJ; and Shift-Control-2 will insert a
    > ZWNJ. This combination is present across all Indic keyboards that ship
    > with Windows 2K and later.

    Good news. It's too bad you can't see that combination on the
    Javascript keyboards at Globaldev.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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