How to type Indic Languages by means of Inscript Keyboard.

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This Presentaion was prepared and delivered by Kundan Amitabh in Wikipedia-Wikimedia Mumbai Meet up-4 organised at Inorbit Mall, Vashi, Navi Mumbai on 28th Nov., 2010. It is being published on the web on public demand for the benefits of Indian Language development on the web.

Also, this presentation was a part of the main presentation delivered by Kundan Amitabh at VJTI, Mumbai on the occasion of 10th Anniversary of Wikipedia.

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How to type Indic Languages by means of Inscript Keyboard.

  1. 1. by Kundan Amitabh 28-11-2010 Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  2. 2. Inscript Keyboard. Layout of Inscript (Indian Script) Keyboard Windows Setup to Convert English (QWERTY) Keyboard in to Inscript Keyboard or World’s Languages Scripts Keyboard. Advantages of typing the Languages with Inscript Keyboard. Typing Indic & Languages on Computer & Web. 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  3. 3. इंि क्र ट कीबोडर् 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  4. 4. InScript (Indian Script) Keyboard is the standard keyboard for typing Indian Scripts. This keyboard layout is standardized by Government of India for inputting Indic texts. InScript keyboard is inbuilt in most of the major Operating Systems including Windows (7, Vista, XP), Linux and Mac OS. Inscript keyboard produces Unicoded (UTF-8, UTF-16, UTF-32) Indian Languages texts. 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  5. 5. इि क्र ट कु जीपटल का िव यास 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  6. 6. The Inscript Keyboard is divided into two parts: the vowel pads on the left hand side, and the consonant pads on the right hand side. Due to the phonetic/alphabetic nature of the keyboard, a person who knows typing in one Indian script can type in any other Indian script. The logical structure allows ease in learning. 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  7. 7. English characters on left half and Devanagri Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Devanagri Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, Angika, Konkani, Sindhi, Nepali . Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  8. 8. English characters on left half and Gujarati Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Gujarati Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Gujarati. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  9. 9. English characters on left half and Bengali Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Bengali Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Bengali. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  10. 10. English characters on left half and Assamese Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Assamese Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Assamese. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  11. 11. English characters on left half and Oriya Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Oriya Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Oriya. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  12. 12. English characters on left half and Malayalam Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Malayalam Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Malayalam. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  13. 13. English characters on left half and Tamil Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Tamil Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Tamil. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  14. 14. English characters on left half and Kannada Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Kannada Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Kannada. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  15. 15. English characters on left half and Telugu Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Telugu Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Telugu. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  16. 16. English characters on left half and Gurmukhi Inscript characters on right half of the key. 28-11-2010 Gurmukhi Inscript keyboard is used to type Unicoded Punjabi. Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  17. 17. . 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  18. 18. Start-> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options. Select 'Languages' tab then select 'Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages'(including Thai). Windows will prompt for Original Windows XP installation/setup CD. Insert the Windows XP setup CD and press OK. After Windows finishes installing fonts it will prompt for reboot. Remove the CD and Press OK. Now to configure Hindi typing using normal US English keyboard. Click on Start-> Control Panel -> Regional and Language Options. Select Language tab then in Text Services and input Languages press Details. Select Add. In next screen 'Add Input Language' select 'Input Language' as 'Hindi'. For Hindi keyboard layout choose 'Devanagri INSCRIPT'. Select OK. A Language Bar will appear at right bottom of your screen. 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  19. 19. Start writing in Notepad or Word Document or Excel or in any document or directly on WEB in your blogs, email or website. When you write it in notepad then before you save it, notepad will prompt you to save it as Unicode text. Select ‘utf8’ instead of 'ANSI'. With ‘utf8’ format for saving the data you can assure right at your level that your data is in most widely supported format for rest of its journey. 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  20. 20. . 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  21. 21. While using Inscript Keyboard you can avoid distortion of your messages or articles like given below in the course of sending the same through email or posting them on any web site / media: ‡ÃÖ ¾Öê²Ö-ÃÖÖ‡™ü ÛúÖ ×¾ÖÛúÖÃÖ ŸÖ£ÖÖ ÆüÖêØÙüÝÖ ´ÖêÃÖÃÖÔ ¿Öæ¯ÖÔÛúÞÖÔ ‡®±úÖê×ÃÖÃÖ, ´ÖãÓ²Ö‡Ô, ÃÖß-›òüÛú,¯ÖãÞÖê Ûêú †×¬ÖÛéúŸÖ “Öî®Ö»Ö ¯ÖÖ™Ôü®Ö¸ü Ûêú «üÖ¸üÖ ×ÛúµÖÖ •ÖÖ ¸üÆüÖ Æîü… 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  22. 22. No need to install any font on computer. Once uploaded on web, can be viewed from across the world. Typed article would look exactly same on all kind of computers irrespective of Operating Systems (Windows /Linux) and Browsers (IE- 5,6,7,8,9 / Chrome / Mozilla / Opera). Typed articles become searchable in all the Search Engines –Google, Yahoo or Bing etc and Wikipedia, the open Encyclopedia. You can write with your available keyboard to contribute a lot to increase the Indian Languages content on web and on Wikipedia . 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  23. 23. . कई लोग कं यूटर पर िहंदी म टाइप करने के िलए रोमन म िलखते ह। इसके िलए उ ह 'ट्रांसिलटरेशन' नामक कीबोडर् की सुिवधा प्रा त है. सवाल उठता है िक आिखर क्य िकसी भारतीय को अपनी भाषा म िलखने के िलए िकसी दूसरी िलिप की मदद लेनी चािहए? क्या अंग्रेजी म िलखने के िलए कोई देवनागरी, अरबी या सी िलिप का प्रयोग करेगा? इनि क्र ट कीबोडर् एक बेहद 'इंटेलीजट कीबोडर्' है िजसम िहंदी या कोई भी भारतीय भाषा टाइिपंग सीखने म मुि कल से पाँच – दस घंटे की ज रत है। क्या हम अपनी भाषा के िलए ये पाँच–दस घंटे नहीं िनकाल सकते? 28-11-2010 Kundan Amitabh, Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com, Contact: 9320255450 / 9869478444
  24. 24. by Kundan Amitabh Ang India Technologies www.angindia.org Email: kundanamitabh@gmail.com Contact : 9869478444 / 9320255450 Thanks 28-11-2010

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