Re: Devanagari

From: John Cowan (
Date: Tue Dec 03 2002 - 07:03:24 EST

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    Vipul Garg scripsit:

    > I have downloaded your font chart for Devanagari, which is in the range
    > from 0900 to 097F. I have also installed the Arial Unicode font supplied
    > by Microsoft office XP suite. I found that not all characters are
    > available for Devanagari. For example letters such as Aadha KA, Aadha
    > KHA, Aadha GA etc. are not available.

    This is not a Unicode problem.

    Arial Unicode is not designed to handle Indic scripts; it does not
    contain the necessary ligatures and half forms. You need to use a
    more suitable font.

    John Cowan   <>
    "One time I called in to the central system and started working on a big
    thick 'sed' and 'awk' heavy duty data bashing script.  One of the geologists
    came by, looked over my shoulder and said 'Oh, that happens to me too.
    Try hanging up and phoning in again.'"  --Beverly Erlebacher

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