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stephane

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Sep 19, 2008, 6:39:11 AM9/19/08
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Hi
I decided to jump for linux and use open office. Can someone introduce
me o, how to type tibetan as I used to do with word.
Thanks

Grigory Mokhin

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Sep 19, 2008, 8:24:32 AM9/19/08
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Hello,

Tise hasn't been ported to Linux. I doubt that it will work under Wine
or other emulator. Technically it is possible to port Tise to Linux,
but I'm going to do this only if there is enough interest and support
from the community for this project. There are alternative methods to
type Tibetan in Linux, for example, using xkb capabilities
(Tibetan/Dzongkha layout by Chris Fynn), unfortunately, it's not EWTS.
Hopefully rendering engine for Tibetan opentype font is mature enough,
at least for KDE/Qt and Gnome, but I'd prefer to hear more about that
from other experts.

Best regards,
Gregory

stephane offort

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Sep 20, 2008, 3:58:54 AM9/20/08
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Dear Gregory

Thanks a lot for your answer.

So I gone have to stay with a dual boot because I do not have the tech capacity to get into the systeme. 

BUT if one day some wizard can do something it would be marvellous.

All the best

Stephane

Chris Fynn

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Oct 29, 2008, 8:18:21 AM10/29/08
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Make sure you are using OpenOffice v 2.4 or later. There are problems
using Tibetan with v 2.2 and v 2.3.

In OpenOffice go to: Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages
and, under "Enhanced Language Support", make sure that the check box
labeled "Enabled for complex text layout (CTL)" is checked.

Again go to: Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages and
under "Default languages for Documents, CTL choose "Dzongkha".
("Tibetan" is not yet an option.)

Now, go to Tools > Options > OpenOffice.org Writer > Basic Fonts (CTL)
and select a Tibetan Unicode font for all the Options.
(I have:
Default: Jomolhari 14pt
Heading: Jomolhari 16pt
List: Jomolhari 14pt
Caption: Jomolhari 14pt
Index: Jomolhari 14pt)

and Press OK.

Do _not_ press "Default" or it will undo all your settings!

see: <http://chris.fynn.googlepages.com/
configuringopenoffice.orgfordzongkha&tib>

- Chris

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