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* [[Style guide for Tibetan text]]
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==Preparation==
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[[Image:7-line-prayer.jpg|thumb|480px|The Seven Line Prayer in [http://www.libreoffice.org LibreOffice]. Download [[Media:7-line-prayer.odt|Seven Line Prayer.odt]]]]
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# Follow [[Preparing Computers for Tibetan Editing]] to setup your computer for Tibetan editing.
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# Get the latest version of [http://www.libreoffice.org LibreOffice] for your platform
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# Now follow: [[LibreOffice / OpenOffice configuration for Tibetan script support]]
  
* [[Tibetan Formating OpenOffice.org Extension]] - The extension allows left/right justification of Tibetan text including automatic Rinchen Spungs Shad handling.
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==Typing Tibetan==
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Start LibreOffice and make sure that your [[Tibetan Input Method]] is running.
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* Windows users should start TISE. TISE can be switched '''on''' [[image:Tise-on.jpg]] and '''off''' [[image:Tise-off.jpg]] with ''<shift>-<space>'', or by clicking on the Mount-Kailash icon [[image:Tise-on.jpg]] on the right side of Windows task-bar. A short introduction on how to type with TISE can be found here: [[Tibetan Input Method]]
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==Next steps==
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* You should now be able to create and edit [[Tibetan Unicode]] texts. Check [[Formatting rules for Tibetan text]] for more information on how to properly format Tibetan using LibreOffice with [[Tibetan Formatting LibreOffice Extension]].
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* If you already have Tibetan texts in some proprietary format, simply follow: [[How to convert different legacy formats of Tibetan texts into standard Unicode Tibetan]]
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* You can download a sample document in LibreOffice-format: the [[Media:7-line-prayer.odt|Seven Line Prayer.odt]]
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* Pecha creation: [[How to create pechas with LibreOffice]]
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==Internal links==
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* [[Formatting rules for Tibetan text]] - This article explains the basic rules for formatting Tibetan texts, and shows how to use OpenOffice to create properly formatted Tibetan documents.
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* [[Tibetan Formatting LibreOffice Extension]] - The extension allows left/right justification of Tibetan text including automatic Rinchen Spungs Shad handling.
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* [[A spellchecker for Tibetan and Libre- or OpenOffice]]. A spellchecking extension for Libre- and OpenOffice provided by Elie Roux.
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* [[Configuring Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 or 2010 for Tibetan script]]
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* [[How to prepare InDesign CS5 for Tibetan script]]
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[[Category:Tibetan Software]][[Category:tools]][[Category:How-to]]

Latest revision as of 19:03, 20 April 2014

Preparation

The Seven Line Prayer in LibreOffice. Download Seven Line Prayer.odt
  1. Follow Preparing Computers for Tibetan Editing to setup your computer for Tibetan editing.
  2. Get the latest version of LibreOffice for your platform
  3. Now follow: LibreOffice / OpenOffice configuration for Tibetan script support

Typing Tibetan

Start LibreOffice and make sure that your Tibetan Input Method is running.

  • Windows users should start TISE. TISE can be switched on Tise-on.jpg and off Tise-off.jpg with <shift>-<space>, or by clicking on the Mount-Kailash icon Tise-on.jpg on the right side of Windows task-bar. A short introduction on how to type with TISE can be found here: Tibetan Input Method

Next steps

Internal links