[B-Greek] Fwd: List URLs

Bryant J. Williams III bjwvmw at com-pair.net
Tue Nov 14 16:09:42 EST 2006


Dear Carl,

I use the following:

Internet Explorer, Tools, Internet Options, Fonts.
Language Script : Latin Based.
Web page font: Arial Unicode MS.
Plain text font: Courier New.

The last two line is probably what Kevin is referring to regarding
proportional and fixed-width.

Rev. Bryant J. Williams III

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carl W. Conrad" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
To: "B-Greek" <b-greek at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 12:43 PM
Subject: [B-Greek] Fwd: List URLs


> This should have been sent to the list, I think.
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: "Kevin P. Edgecomb" <kevin at bombaxo.com>
> > Date: November 14, 2006 2:59:13 PM EST
> > To: "'Carl W. Conrad'" <cwconrad at artsci.wustl.edu>
> > Subject: RE: [B-Greek] List URLs
> >
> > Carl W. Conrad wrote:
> >> Zach had reported to me yesterday that in the bottom two
> >> lines of the transliteration chart the Greek characters for
> >> the rough breathing and the alpha, eta, and omega with iota
> >> subscript characters were not showing up correctly. Have any
> >> others noted this? Can anyone explain?
> >>
> >> B-Greek Transliteration Scheme
> >> http://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek/bgtransliteration.html
> >
> > In addition to the encoding, one needs to specify (in whichever
> > browser
> > used) a font for proportional and and a font fixed-width
> > characters, both of
> > which include the unicode characters.  I use Palatino Linotype for
> > proportional and Courier New for fixed-width.  Since using those, I
> > don't
> > recall running into the box-instead-of-character problem.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kevin P. Edgecomb
> > Berkeley, California
> >
>
>
> Carl W. Conrad
> Department of Classics, Washington University (Retired)
> 1989 Grindstaff Road/Burnsville, NC 28714/(828) 675-4243
> cwconrad2 at mac.com
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>
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