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Frequently Asked Questions About Fonts

1. How do I copy and paste text from Bhaktivedanta VedaBase, so all the diacritics don't look funny?

2. Why do the Sanskrit characters look like European characters (a-acute, o-grave etc.)?

3. What ANSI keystrokes can I use to type with diacritical fonts?


1. How do I copy and paste text from Bhaktivedanta VedaBase®, so all the diacritics don't look funny?

You need to format your text in your word processor to a diacritic font such as ScaGoudy or Balaram. For details on how to format the text in your word processor please refer to it's manual.

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2. Why do the Sanskrit characters look like European characters (a-acute, o-grave etc.)?

Go into "Start", "Settings", "Control Panel". Double click on "Fonts". Wait 20 seconds, then close the "Fonts" folder. Restart Bhaktivedanta VedaBase®.

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3. What ANSI keystrokes can I use to type with diacritical fonts?

Hold down the ALT key while typing the number to get the character:

This method works with the following fonts, included with the Bhaktivedanta VedaBase®:

Bell Centennial
Balarama
Sca Goudy
Sca Benguit
Sca Cheltenham
Sca Fritz Quadrata
Sca Helvetica
Sca Korina
Sca Optima
Sca Palatino
Sca Sabon
Sca Times

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