UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
A PC-based editor that supports many of the scripts encoded in Unicode. It requires MS-DOS and Windows 3.1.
The languages supported are subdivided into script modules:
Arabic: Arabic, Pashto, Persian, Urdu Chinese: Simplified (Big 5), traditional (GB) Cyrillic: Bulgarian, Byelorussian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian European - Western: Danish, Dutch, English (US, British), Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish. European - Eastern: Albanian, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Turkish Greek: Biblical, classical, modern. Hebrew: Biblical, modern. Indian: Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhalese, Telugu, Tibetan. Japanese: Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana S.E. Asian: Burmese, Lao, Thai, Vietnamese Additional: Armenian, Ethiopian, Georgian, IPA, Mongolian
Available at extra cost: Chinese "professional", Japanese "professional" and ancient languages.
The basic package supports Cyrillic, East/West European, Greek and Hebrew families along with Hindi and "introductory" Chinese -i.e. with bitmapped fonts- plus choice of one additional Arabic, Indian, S.E. Asian or "Additional" language; also choice of Spell Checking and Hyphenation package. Options for "Professional" Chinese and Japanese modules -that contain outline fonts- at extra cost.
The package includes 3.5" 1.44 Mb disks. Other media are available directly from Gamma. HP LaserJet or DeskJet or compatibles are recommended for best printing results, includes support for 600 dpi HP LaserJet 4, but all Windows-supported printers will do.
- Full Unicode compliance. - WYSIWYG with standard MS-Windows pull-down menus and mouse support. - Screen fonts, TrueType printer fonts and drivers included. Additional styles available as options. - Import from single language Windows word processing - Mixing languages on any line. - Supports mixing bidirectional text and contextual analysis. - Overstrikes in all supported languages completely WYSIWYG. - Cut & Paste multiple language text between multiple windows of the same or different documents. - Spell checking in Arabic, Russian and West European - Hyphenation support from Circle Noetic Services for West European, Croatian, Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Polish, Russian, Swahili and Turkish.
- Introductory Chinese comes with Pinyin an Zhuyin input methods. - Professional Chinese and Japanese options come with outline fonts, various input methods and 50,000 phrase dictionaries and dictionary managers
Available through various mail order houses and other dealers.
Gamma Productions, Inc.
710 Wilshire Bvd, Suite 609
Santa Monica, CA 90401 USA
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