[Buddha-l] Devanāgarī fonts for Macintosh?

andy stroble at hawaii.edu
Wed Sep 9 00:44:38 MDT 2009

On Tuesday 08 September 2009 16:28:00 Chris Fynn wrote:
> You are out of luck if you want to use Devanāgarī in MS Word for the Mac
> since Word on the Mac (unlike on Windows) has no complex script support
> - although the Mac operating system provides this MS Word does not make
> use of it. There are other word processing applications for Mac OSX such
> as Nisus Writer which properly support Unicode and complex scripts
> including Devanāgarī .
> - C
> Joel Tatelman wrote:
> > Dear All,
> >
> > After a decade, I'm back in the classroom teaching introductory
> > Sanskrit and realize I need a Devanāgarī font for typing out
> > exercises, etc.
> >
> > I'd appreciate it if anyone using Macintosh OS X 10.4.11 and MS Word
> > 2008 for Mac could recommend one or more such fonts.
> >
> > Thanks very much,
> >
> > Joel Tatelman.

No doubt I am anticipating El Coyote, but just do yourself a favor and learn 
LaTeX,  preferably on a Linux system.  Microsoft is pure condensed evil.  And 
as I have been saying recently, Apple is pure evil with style.   This from 
someone who kind of considers hisself an un-ordained buddhist with a Small B, 
and not a student of any teacher who might want to....   make me use Microsoft 
James Andy Stroble, PhD
Lecturer in Philosophy
Department of Arts & Humanities
Leeward Community College
University of Hawaii

Adjunct Faculty 
Diplomatic and Military Studies
Hawaii Pacific University 


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