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Unicode diacritic input - Looking for tools

Madhava - Thu, 29 Sep 2005 20:07:28 +0530
Is anyone aware of handy little programs that would allow you to input unicode diacritic characters in a simple manner? What good is a Unicode font with diacritics if you need to go ALT-09819810 every time you need it in.
ananga - Thu, 29 Sep 2005 20:46:08 +0530 may be useful. Which font are you using?
Madhava - Thu, 29 Sep 2005 20:50:46 +0530
I'll check that out. I'm not using anything just yet, I'm contemplating whether it's worth the trouble to start making one just yet. Tahoma, I believe, has most of what we need from among the common fonts out there.
Keshava - Sun, 02 Oct 2005 05:40:20 +0530
Madhava, I don't know so much about keyboard layouts for Windows but if anyone needs a good keyboard for Mac you can make your own at

I have made several.

Another solution is to just enter the text in whatever system you are used to, like Balarama or Itrans, HK, etc. Then use your GGM converter to change it to Itrans and run it through the free program Itranslator which you can get from

or through the online Itrans converter at

If you want to check out windows os keyboard utilities go here:

and here:


and finally: