12.0451 medieval Portuguese character-set problems

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Mon, 22 Feb 1999 22:10:17 +0000 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 451.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 22:07:27 +0000
From: John Dawson <jld1@cam.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: 12.0446 medieval Portuguese character-set problems

> However for medieval Portuguese she
> needs tildes over e,i,u,y. She's been in touch with Monotype to try to
> modify the font, but what they've been able to produce is unsatisfactory;
> in addition, their licensing terms are quite onerous.
> Can anyone think of another solution? I will be glad to serve as an
> intermediary.

Use Fontographer to create your own additional letters. It's very easy.
But of course you'll probably have to use a Mac to do this ...
John Dawson JLD1@cam.ac.uk http://www.cus.cam.ac.uk/~jld1

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