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Re: Pali Resources

Post by manas » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:16 am

Hi everyone, I have a question...why is it that if I copy and paste pali from an online source, to either this site, or to a Word document, that the 'n's and 'm's (the ones with dots either over or under them, that is) are enlarged somewhat...? In fact, when I paste it to Word it gets even more distorted than the example below:

Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā.

In short, how can I get the pali to stay the same, with no distortion at all?
Thanking you in advance,

manasikara.

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:27 am

Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā.Change the font size to match the letters in question.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:29 am

Actually, Ven Pesala maybe able to give you far better advice than mine.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by manas » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:47 am

tiltbillings wrote:Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā.Change the font size to match the letters in question.
Hi Tilt, I tried your suggestion in Word, highlighting individual letters one at a time, and slightly reducing their font size. It worked, but would be a very time-consuming exercize if one was doing a fair bit of transcribing. I think maybe the 'pali fonts' program thingy I downloaded over a year ago isn't quite right, somehow. I am quite lacking in tech savviness, so it might take a while for me to sort this issue out...but thanks for your idea, in the immediate term that certainly does work.

:anjali:
Knowing this body is like a clay jar,
securing this mind like a fort,
attack Mara with the spear of discernment,
then guard what's won without settling there,
without laying claim.

- Dhp 40

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by tiltbillings » Wed Nov 09, 2011 9:55 am

manasikara wrote:
tiltbillings wrote: Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā. Change the font size to match the letters in question.
Hi Tilt, I tried your suggestion in Word, highlighting individual letters one at a time, and slightly reducing their font size. It worked, but would be a very time-consuming exercize if one was doing a fair bit of transcribing. I think maybe the 'pali fonts' program thingy I downloaded over a year ago isn't quite right, somehow. I am quite lacking in tech savviness, so it might take a while for me to sort this issue out...but thanks for your idea, in the immediate term that certainly does work.

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I highlighted the whole sentence and increased the size (via trial and error) to match the size of the odd letters. Much less time consuming. Using the "font size" option i found this works as the size:

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[size=115]Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā.[/size]
Use the large and change the "150" to "115" for the size. It is not perfect, but if you want consistent sizing on the forum, that is one clumsy way to do it.
>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond. -- SN I, 38.

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” HPatDH p.723

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by Cittasanto » Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:51 pm

Hi manasikara
change the font! not all fonts have the relevant letter so borrow from another which doesn't show, new times has but it is a new addition, I use tahoma.

sending it thi way as I am being naughty going online at this time :spy:
manasikara wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:Ekāyano ayaṃ bhikkhave maggo sattānaṃ visuddhiyā sokapariddavānaṃ samatikkamāya dukkhadomanassānaṃ atthaṅgamāya ñāyassa adhigamāya nibbānassa sacchikiriyāya, yadidaṃ cattāro satipaṭṭhānā.Change the font size to match the letters in question.
Hi Tilt, I tried your suggestion in Word, highlighting individual letters one at a time, and slightly reducing their font size. It worked, but would be a very time-consuming exercize if one was doing a fair bit of transcribing. I think maybe the 'pali fonts' program thingy I downloaded over a year ago isn't quite right, somehow. I am quite lacking in tech savviness, so it might take a while for me to sort this issue out...but thanks for your idea, in the immediate term that certainly does work.

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by manas » Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:14 pm

Tilt, thanks for your suggestion! Duh, of course...just highlight the lot, why didn't I think of that??

Manapa - I thank you also for the tip about Tahoma. I hope you didn't get into any trouble by helping me out online, at that hour! Though I'm sure the Abbott would forgive anything related to dhammadhuta...

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Knowing this body is like a clay jar,
securing this mind like a fort,
attack Mara with the spear of discernment,
then guard what's won without settling there,
without laying claim.

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by rowboat » Thu Jan 05, 2012 9:04 am

Bodhi Monastery has recently made some great improvements to their website. Added to Bhikkhu Bodhi's wonderful series on the Majjhima Nikaya, which remains available, are many new recorded talks, including a series of lectures by Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi on the Sutta-Nipata, as well as the Paramis, and Ven. Bodhi's A Course in the Pali Language, using James Gair and W.S. Karunatilleke's A New Course in Reading Pali as source text. This is over forty hours of instruction available free and a wonderful resource for beginning Pali language students. http://bodhimonastery.org/a-course-in-t ... guage.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Pali Resources

Post by cooran » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:17 pm

Hello all,

Not sure if this has already been posted:

Sutta translations - hover the Mouse over pali words for their individual meaning. Great site (thanks to RobertK for bringing it to attention elsewhere.)
http://www.buddha-vacana.org/sutta/samy ... 6-011.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


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Re: Pali Resources

Post by UhBaUnTaUh » Tue Sep 11, 2012 11:15 am

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http://www.budsir.org/program" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Free Pali OpenType Font

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Fri Nov 23, 2012 10:23 pm

I have just completed a major upgrade of my Pali OpenType font. I haven't uploaded it to my site yet as I want to get some feedback from Pāli scholars to see if anything needs fixing.

To make use of the OpenType features you will need a supporting application such as PagePlus X5 or later, Word 2010, or InDesign. Other applications can still use it for Pāli, they just won't have access to the OpenType features described in “Pali Description.txt.”

The archive uses 7-Zip Compression to keep it small.

It might be best to send any feedback to me by email rather than cluttering this sticky thread with off-topic discussion. Or start a new thread on Dhamma Wheel if you think printing of Pāli needs a discussion.
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Re: Pali Resources

Post by mikenz66 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:32 am

Digital Pali Reader Firefox plugin:
http://pali.sirimangalo.org/
Among other features, you can highlight Pali text on any web page and right-click and get a translation.

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Re: Pali Resources

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:05 am

I figured out how to install the CST4 Tipitaka on Windows 7 — see my post below.
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Re: Pali Resources

Post by sphairos » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:45 am

Dear bhante,

I have a WinXP Professional x64 system and CST4 works perfectly for me.

Do you have the required version of the Microsoft .NET Framework? You can get it here:
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download ... x?id=16614
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Re: Pali Resources

Post by PimonratC » Thu Feb 20, 2014 5:40 am

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(^___^) I hope this will be useful for anyone who need html code for the web.

Website for special character with HTML Entity
http://graphemica.com/


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