[texhax] GFS Porson polytonic keymap?
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Tue May 5 16:28:10 CEST 2009
BTW, I'm not using GFS Porson, but rather the TrueType version of
Porson, which includes the Greek characters in their appropriate
ranges (0370–03FF for monotonic Greek and Coptic, 0300–036F for
On May 5, 2009, at 1:37 PM, Erik Norvelle wrote:
> Greetings Peter,
> I type in polytonic Greek by using the GreekKeys Unicode keymapping
> for OS X. GreekKeys is available here: http://apagreekkeys.org/AboutGKU.html
> ... I believe that the 2008 version also is available for Windows.
> My .tex files, therefore, are in Unicode (UTF-8) encoding. I use
> the XeLaTeX engine for typesetting, in order to take advantage of
> the LaTeX extensions, but the plain-vanilla XeTeX (available at http://www.tug.org/xetex/
> , for OS X and with a port to Windows) should provide you with a
> way to directly process UTF-8 encoded TeX files.
> As a result, my .tex files include Unicode polytonic Greek
> characters directly, which I type in using the GreekKeys keyboard
> configuration; Porson gets used as the output font, which I select
> using the Fontspec package (available only under XeTeX, alas).
> I've attached a sample .tex file and the corresponding PDF output,
> so you can see how I set things up.
> Erik Norvelle
> On May 5, 2009, at 4:41 AM, Peter King wrote:
>> I just installed GFS Porson, which is a lovely Greek typeface, but
>> the docs
>> don't seem to say how to type in the accents/diacriticals/etc.
>> Does anyone
>> know where I can find out? No information about this on the GFS
>> website either,
>> as far as I can tell.
>> I use plain TeX, so LaTeX package recommendations won't help.
>> Thanks for any help!
>> Peter King peter.king at utoronto.ca
>> Department of Philosophy
>> 170 St. George Street #521
>> The University of Toronto (416)-978-4951 ofc
>> Toronto, ON M5R 2M8
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