[XeTeX] VIQR pre-processor wrotten in (Xe)TeX ?

Diederick C. Niehorster dcnieho at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 10:16:03 CET 2011

I understand, its a pickle.

But do have a look at

The second seems to include a conversion utility as well from the look
of the screenshot.

Anyway, just some googling, you probably already did that, but hope
its of some use.


On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 17:08, Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Diederick C. Niehorster wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 16:11, Philip TAYLOR<P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>  wrote:>
>>> The problem is that the Vietnamese text will be entered with my
>>> wife Âu Dương Lệ Khanh, who is a native Vietnamese speaker but who
>>> has no knowledge whatsoever of inputting in Unicode.  She can
>>> easily express the Vietnamese portions of the menu in VIQR;
>>> it would be very hard, and perhaps impossible, for her to do
>>> the same in Unicode.
>> I'm speaking from no experience here, but from i've read in the
>> thread: there is an input method which takes VIQR as keystrokes and
>> puts the right unicode characters. So, if this is about getting the
>> job done, then that would be sufficient. Your wife can use VIQR as
>> she's used to and you get characters that don't have to be converted.
>> If its about the challenge of converting, then go ahead of course :p
> If my wife (or I) were able to accomplish that, then of course
> it would be ideal.  But we have not been able to.  She uses
> Microsoft Word as her editor, and neither of us have the
> slightest idea how to configure English Windows (and/or Word)
> to allow VIQR as an input method.  On at least one machine
> on which she might want to do this, she would also not have
> software installation privileges.  Thus direct input of VIQR,
> and saving /as/ VIQR, is, for her, the simplest solution,
> and it then becomes my responsibility to accept her VIQR and
> convert it to Unicode within XeTeX.
> Philip Taylor
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