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{ Monthly Archives } December 2008

KDE Indic Screensavers

I ported all of the Matrix screensavers with Indian language glyphs to KDE4. For details about the screensavers please read: Hacking the GLMatrix screensaver Screensavers in your language Download the binary packages: Deb package, and RPM package There are 6 screensavers in that package, for Malayalam, Hindi, Oriya , Bengali, Tamil and Gujarati. After installation, […]

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Hyphenation of Indian Languages in Webpages

In my last blogpost I explained hyphenation of Indian language text in openoffice. In this blogpost I will explain how hyphenation can be done in webpages. As I explained importance of hyphenation come into picture when we justify the text. The length of the lines are controlled by the parent tags…. Unicode had defined a […]

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Hyphenation of Indian Languages and Openoffice

What is Hiphenation? Hyphenation is the process inserting hyphens in between the syllables of a word so that when the text is justified, maximum space is utilized. Hiphenation is an important feature that DTP softwares provide. For Indian languages there is no good DTP softwares available. XeTex is the only choice to work with unicode […]

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Yahoo search bug

None of the search engines can handle Indian languages very well. Google removes the zero width joiners, non joiners , that are used in many languages. Yahoo doesnot remove it. But a UI bug in webpage makes the results wrong.. See the below image: The bottom half of the image is the source code. We […]

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