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Configuring Browsers for South Asian Fonts

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Provided you have taken the necessary steps to install international support on your Mac or PC, the most recent versions of popular web browsers should automatically and properly display Unicode fonts. In case you are having difficulties viewing South Asian scripts, or if you would like to specify the fonts used by your browser, here is  some additional support for:

Windows 2000/XP:

Mac OSX (10.3+):

Internet Explorer 6.0:
 

1. To specify preferred languages:

2. To specify the fonts used for each language:

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Firefox (1.0.3):
1. To specify preferred languages:


2. To specify the fonts used for each language:


3. To specify character encoding:
Check that "Unicode (UTF-8)" is selected in the View > Character Encoding menu.
To set the default encoding to Unicode (UTF-8):

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Mozilla/Netscape (1.77):
1. To specify preferred languages:


2. To specify the fonts used for each language:


3. To specify character encoding:
Check that "Unicode (UTF-8)" is selected in the View > Character Encoding menu.
To set the default encoding to Unicode (UTF-8):

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Opera (8.0):
1. To specify the fonts used for each language:


2. To specify preferred languages:


3. To specify character encoding.
Check that "Unicode (UTF-8)" is selected inn the browser menu. (Go to View > Encoding > Unicode > UTF- 8).
To set the default encoding to Unicode (UTF-8):

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Safari 1.3:
In general, Safari should display Unicode fonts with few problems.
To set the default encoding to Unicode (UTF-8), or to specify fonts:

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