# [OS X TeX] tipa

Doug Marmion dem at coombs.anu.edu.au
Fri Mar 9 00:27:40 CET 2007

```A good place for info on IPA, tipa and using TeX in linguistics is
the LingTeX list:

<http://lists.ucla.edu/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/lingtex>.

cheers,
doug

On 09/03/2007, at 12:37 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 8 mars 07 à 14:03, Manuel Souto Pico a écrit :
>
>> You are absolute right. Checing the manual is what I should have
>> done.
>> My apologies.
>>
>> I didn't because I assumed that using the Unicode package I would be
>> able to use the IPA characters directly without need of ASCII
>> shortcuts (as I do when I write in Russian script or whatever).
>>
>> The right thing to write is indeed \textipa{O} to get a ɔ.
>
> The kind of behaviour you're looking for is precisely what is
> offered by XeTeX: direct UTF-8 input, and direct use of 0S-X-
> installed fonts.
>
> I know nothing about IPA alphabet myself, but I think some hints
> have been given about it on the XeTeX mailing list <http://tug.org/
> mailman/listinfo/xetex>.
>
>>> BTW: ctt would be a better place to ask, as this question has
>>> nothing to
>>> do with the Mac.
>>
>> What is ctt?
>
> I suppose this is the comp.text.tex newsgroup. I practically never
> used it myself, but Google offers a convenient interface avoiding
> having to set up a newsgroup reader beforehand <http://
>
> Bruno Voisin
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