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33 new Mac fonts with the package Fontographer on the Mac.




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This article is from the Sri Lanka FAQ, by Prasad Dharmasena dharma@eng.umd.edu with numerous contributions by others.

33 new Mac fonts with the package Fontographer on the Mac.

[ Here is a recent update from Rasika Suriyaarachchi ]

1. 'Sinhala for Windows Fonts'

Kandy, Lnkanata, Lankathilaka three true type font sets.
These fonts can be used in almost all windows based software
including WordPerfect, Word for Windows, Pagemaker, Power Point,
Visual Basic, Visual C++ and many more.

(they say these fonts can be used in more than 300 windows programs;
Multimedia and Graphics applications. I have not used this as yet
but would be in a position to give my comments in around two weeks time.
I also do not know whether they are scalable)

Special '95 offer : Rs. 1,650/-

Available from:

a. Open Arc Systems Management Ltd., 57C, Kalubowila Rd, Kohuwala
Nugegoda. Tel: 823551,823552 Fax: 823552

b. Asia Pac Sri Lanka, 48 A, Dickmans Rd., Colombo 5. Tel: 502688
Fax: 686990

c. EPSI Software, Majestic City, COlombo 4. Tel: 580754

d. Electonotion Systems, 91, Galle Rd., Colombo 4.
Tel: 585095, 590803 Fax: 585095

e. Business Micro Systems, 14/15, Vajira Road, Colombo 4. Tel 581283

f. COmsoft, 88, Rodrigo Place, Colombo 15. Tel: 522765

2. 'Micromage' Sinhala Fonts

Marketed by: Multicomp, 690, 2nd floor, Galle Rd., Colombo 4.
Tel: 502924, 590535

We have these fonts at University of Kelaniya on trial. Appears
to be very good, scalabel and can be used in almost all windows
based software such as Word, Excell, SPSS etc. We have not tried
lengthy documents so far. Price seems high.

Selling price: Rs. 22,000
(15% discount on educational uses)

3. There are 'Sri Krishna Thulasi' fonts too,
both Sinhala and Tamil fonts are available.
for windows applications and own word processing.

Price now known, contact:
Sri Krishna Thulasi, 127, New Chetty Street, Colombo 13.
Tel: 434688, 335540 Fax: 434351

I will have more detaild information on some of the above very soon,

 

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