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==Unicode input methods and complex script display on Windows Vista or Windows 7==
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'''Note:''' for old Windows versions see: [[http://www.digitaltibetan.org/index.php/Preparing_a_Computer_running_Windows_XP_for_Tibetan_Editing]]
No software needs to be installed: Windows Vista / 7 already contain all three required components:  
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==Unicode input methods and complex script display on Windows 7, 8==
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No software needs to be installed: Windows already contains all three required components:  
 
* an input method (see Control Panel → Regional and Language settings for a Tibetan keyboard, the Chinese National Standard of Tibetan Keyboard Layout
 
* an input method (see Control Panel → Regional and Language settings for a Tibetan keyboard, the Chinese National Standard of Tibetan Keyboard Layout
 
* support to display Tibetan script
 
* support to display Tibetan script
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==Additional Tibetan Fonts and Wylie Input Methods==
 
==Additional Tibetan Fonts and Wylie Input Methods==
You might want to also install additional [[Tibetan Fonts]] (all existing [[Unicode]] fonts seem to work well) or an alternative [[Tibetan Input Method]], for example [http://tise.mokhin.org/ TISE]. '''TISE''' supports Wylie.  
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You might want to also install additional [[Tibetan Fonts]] (all existing [[Unicode]] fonts seem to work well) or an alternative [[Tibetan Input Method]]
 
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===Input Methods (Wylie)===
Or you can use another Wylie Tibetan keyboard: [http://www.thubtenrigzin.fr/denjongtibtype/ DenjongTibType] on all Windows platforms, including 32- and 64-bit versions.
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* [http://tise.mokhin.org/ TISE]. '''TISE''' supports Wylie on 32bit and 64bit Windows installations (since version 2.0). For a description on how to install and use the Wylie input method [http://tise.mokhin.org/ TISE], check: [[Tibetan Input Method for Windows]].
 
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* [https://github.com/thubtenrigzin/DenjongTibType '''DenjongTibType''']. Denjong TibType, another Wylie Tibetan keyboard, works on all Windows platforms, including 32- and 64-bit versions. To download [http://www.thubtenrigzin.fr/denjongtibtype/ DenjongTibType] and the short documentation, please go to: [[Tibetan Input Method for Windows]].
* To download [http://www.thubtenrigzin.fr/denjongtibtype/ DenjongTibType] and his short documentation, please go to: [[Tibetan Input Method for Windows]].
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===Fonts===
* For a description on how to install and use the Wylie input method [http://tise.mokhin.org/ TISE], check: [[Tibetan Input Method for Windows]].
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* For list of additional Tibetan fonts, check [[Tibetan Fonts]].
 
* For list of additional Tibetan fonts, check [[Tibetan Fonts]].
  

Latest revision as of 18:04, 27 October 2018

Note: for old Windows versions see: [[1]]

Unicode input methods and complex script display on Windows 7, 8

No software needs to be installed: Windows already contains all three required components:

  • an input method (see Control Panel → Regional and Language settings for a Tibetan keyboard, the Chinese National Standard of Tibetan Keyboard Layout
  • support to display Tibetan script
  • a Unicode Tibetan font, Microsoft Himalaya.

An introduction on how to use the Windows built-in Tibetan Keyboard can be found at yalasoo.com.

Additional Tibetan Fonts and Wylie Input Methods

You might want to also install additional Tibetan Fonts (all existing Unicode fonts seem to work well) or an alternative Tibetan Input Method

Input Methods (Wylie)

Fonts

Typing and Editing

You can start directly using any Unicode-aware editor, such as Notepad, Notepad++, vim, OpenOffice, or the latest Microsoft Office, to create Tibetan documents in standard Unicode encoding.

See also