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==Tibetan Unicode enabling 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]]
===Input methods and complex script display===
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No software needs to be installed: Windows Vista / 7 already contain all three required components: an input method (see Control Panel / Regional and Language settings for a Tibetan keyboard), support to display Tibetan script and a Tibetan font, Microsoft Himalaya.
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===Additional Tibetan Fonts and Wylie Input Methods===
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==Unicode input methods and complex script display on Windows 7, 8==
In addition you might want to install additional [[Tibetan Fonts]] (all existing Unicode fonts seem to work well) or an alternative [[Tibetan Input Method]], for example [http://tise.dzogchen.ru/ TISE]. TISE supports Wylie.
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No software needs to be installed: Windows already contains all three required components:
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* an input method (see Control Panel → Regional and Language settings for a Tibetan keyboard, the Chinese National Standard of Tibetan Keyboard Layout
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* support to display Tibetan script
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* a [[Unicode]] Tibetan font, Microsoft Himalaya.
  
You can directly start using Notepad, OpenOffice or the latest Microsoft Office version to create Tibetan documents in standard Unicode encoding.
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An introduction on how to use the Windows built-in Tibetan Keyboard can be found at [http://www.yalasoo.com/English/docs/yalasoo_en_MStbKb.html yalasoo.com].
  
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==Additional Tibetan Fonts and Wylie Input Methods==
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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)===
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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]].
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===Fonts===
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* For list of additional Tibetan fonts, check [[Tibetan Fonts]].
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==Typing and Editing==
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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.
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==See also==
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* [[How to edit Tibetan texts]]
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* [[Preparing Computers for Tibetan Editing]]
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* [[Tibetan Input Method]]
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* [[Tibetan Input Method for Windows]]
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* [[Configuring OpenOffice for Tibetan script]]
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* [[Configuring Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 or 2010 for Tibetan script]]
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* [[How to configure Web browsers for correct display of Tibetan script]]
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[[Category:How-to]][[Category:Tools]][[Category:Software]]

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