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=== How do I type and display Sanskrit on my PC/Mac? ===
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==How do I type and display Sanskrit on my PC/Mac?==
  
 
There are two separate issues here: (1) Sanskrit type is usually displayed using the Devanagari range of Unicode, for which both fonts and keyboards exist; (2) many Indologists still prefer to use the CSX (Classical Sanskrit Extended) or CSX+ transliteration schemes, which use the Latin alphabet and a complicated system of diacriticals.
 
There are two separate issues here: (1) Sanskrit type is usually displayed using the Devanagari range of Unicode, for which both fonts and keyboards exist; (2) many Indologists still prefer to use the CSX (Classical Sanskrit Extended) or CSX+ transliteration schemes, which use the Latin alphabet and a complicated system of diacriticals.
  
=== Sanskrit type (Devanagari) ===
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===Sanskrit type (Devanagari)===
  
 
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* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://www.sanskritweb.net/fonts/</span>
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* http://www.sanskritweb.net/fonts/
* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://www.anu.edu.au/asianstudies/ahcen/coseru/unicode/</span>
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* http://www.anu.edu.au/asianstudies/ahcen/coseru/unicode/ (dead link)
* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://www.bhashaindia.com/patrons/Sanskrit/computing.aspx</span>
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* http://www.bhashaindia.com/patrons/Sanskrit/computing.aspx (dead link)
* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://imp.lss.wisc.edu/~gbuhnema/fonts.html</span>
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* http://imp.lss.wisc.edu/~gbuhnema/fonts.html
* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://salrc.uchicago.edu/resources/fonts/sanskritfonts.html</span>
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* http://salrc.uchicago.edu/resources/fonts/sanskritfonts.html (redirects to http://salrc.uchicago.edu/resources/fonts/available/)
* <span class="wikiexternallink">http://www.omkarananda-ashram.org/Sanskrit/itranslator99.htm</span>
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* http://www.omkarananda-ashram.org/Sanskrit/itranslator99.htm
  
=== CSX+ Transcription ===
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===CSX+ Transcription===
  
 
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* Ghandari Unicode <span class="wikiexternallink">http://depts.washington.edu/ebmp/software.php</span>
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* Ghandari Unicode http://depts.washington.edu/ebmp/software.php (dead link)
* Gentium (font) <span class="wikiexternallink">[http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&amp;item_id=Gentium]</span>
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* Gentium (font) http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&item_id=Gentium
* Indian fonts <span class="wikiexternallink">ftp://bombay.oriental.cam.ac.uk/pub/john/software/fonts/induni/</span>
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* Indian fonts ftp://bombay.oriental.cam.ac.uk/pub/john/software/fonts/induni/
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[[category:Unicode]]
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[[category:Sanskrit]]

Latest revision as of 22:12, 9 November 2020

How do I type and display Sanskrit on my PC/Mac?

There are two separate issues here: (1) Sanskrit type is usually displayed using the Devanagari range of Unicode, for which both fonts and keyboards exist; (2) many Indologists still prefer to use the CSX (Classical Sanskrit Extended) or CSX+ transliteration schemes, which use the Latin alphabet and a complicated system of diacriticals.

Sanskrit type (Devanagari)

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CSX+ Transcription

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