[Tugindia] Tamil typing in latex

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Tue Aug 27 13:43:29 CEST 2013

Dear Prof Narayanaswami and other esteemed list members,

On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 3:12 PM, P. P. Narayanaswami <swami at mun.ca> wrote:

> These are Unicode Fonts and you need a Unicode editor.
> TeXworks is a  Unicode compliant Editor, whereas Texmaker may not be.
> Quoting SIVAKUMAR R <skarg_ind at hotmail.com>:
> > Latha font is working good, but not working in texmaker window, it is
> only
> > working in texworks window.
> > In texmaker window when i type tamil, only square box is displaying,
> letters
> > not displaying.
> > I download the other tamil fonts but when i open the fonts file to
> install,
> > it is coming only in english. I don't why it is coming like that. So I
> am not
> > able to install other tamil fonts.

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