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Message 1: Something I pulled off the net about IPA fonts

Date: Wed, 13 Nov 1991 11:39 EST
From: "Dr. Word" <SDFNCRritvax.isc.rit.edu>
Subject: Something I pulled off the net about IPA fonts
 Some of this is repetitive with what's been posted previously, but it
 seems pretty complete and does include some things I haven't seen
 posted here.
 Susan Fischer
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RITVAX::EWCNCP "Bill Clymer" 404 lines 13-NOV-1991 09:43
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 Date: Tue, 29 Oct 91 23:14:10 -0500
 From: Susan_Haybrown.edu
 Subject: IPA fonts
Two years ago I researched the availability of IPA fonts for the Macintosh,
and I found lots of information on AppleLink. The following, although not
up to date, should provide good pointers for more research. I suppose that
this information should probably be archived as a report, due to length,
but I'll leave that for the moderators to decide!
 --Susan Hay, Mac Consultant/Analyst, Brown University
 Susan_Haybrown.edu
AVAILABILITY OF IPA FONTS FOR THE MACINTOSH
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Ecological Linguistics Fonts
Complex alphabets of Asia and Eastern Europe
512KE or larger Macintosh.
To order, a user must return a license agreement and order form. These are
contained in a catalog that has samples of typefaces and detailed
information
about other services.
Services provided include: Alphabetical Sorting and Indexing, Automated
Transliteration and Custom Modification of Applications for these purposes.
Bilingual Dictionary Databases are in development.
LaserFonts include: EuropeanTimes, VietnamTimes, MideastTimes, IndicTimes,
GreekTimes (includes ancient and modern Greek and Balkan Roman alphabets),
IPATimes, Cyrillic, Thai, Khmer, Arabic, Mideast Times, Cuneiform Times,
Ugaritic Times, Amharic Times, Tamil Times, Malayalam times, Mongolian
Times and others. Also, for Chess, the Pillsbury LaserFont for mixing chess
diagrams, pla listings and multilingual text.
Bit-map fonts include: European, Right-to-Left Scripts, Vertically written
alphabets, Tibetan, North India, South India, Southeast Asia, Syllabaries,
Japanese and Chinese Characters, Mayan Hieroglyphs, Egyptian Hieroglyphs
and Sign Language Writing.
$35 to $50 direct; bit-map base systems
$45 direct; Apple Script-Manager systems for Arabic, Hebrew, Greek Turkish,
Japanese, Korean and Chinese
$45 to $80 direct; laser PostScript systems
For catalog, license agreement and order forms send long SASE (85 cents)
and $2 to:
Ecological Linguistics; PO Box 15156; Washington, DC 20003; 202-546-5862
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Foreign Fonts Edition
22 foreign fonts
Any Macintosh; ImageWriter.
Foreign Fonts Edition is a collection of 22 bit-map fonts. Most of the
fonts have functional single-stroke accenting keys for use with special
accents,
diacriticals, aspiration signs and vowel symbols.
Fonts include: Tanis, Arpad, Persepolis, Mycenae, Sparta, Delphi, Tel Aviv,
Haifa, Riyadh, Yerevan, Vladivostok, Prague, Budapest, Dusseldorf,
Limerick, Trizekh, Lunaria, IPA, Seoul, Bangkok, Luang Phrabang and
Rivendell.
$69.50 retail
Devonian International Software Co.; PO Box 2351; Montclair, CA 91763;
714-621-0973
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FOREIGN FONTS EDITION
ISPN: 24987-285
VENDOR: DEVONIAN INT'L. SOFTWARE CO. (USA)
 P.O. BOX 2351
 MONTCLAIR, CA
 91763
 (714)621-0973
Limited Warranty (REPLACEMENT IF PROBLEMS) , Updates Available
( 5.00), Backups Available.
DESCRIPTION:
A collection of 22 fonts that include numerical systems and
alphabet of many foreign languages.
These fonts range from ancient to modern, From Western to
Eastern, and from national to International. The archaic
includes: Tanis-Egyptian Hieroglyphics, Arpad-ancient Aramaic, a
forerunner of modern Hebrew, Persepolis-old Persian cuneiform, and
Mycenae-Minoan Cretan Linear B syllabary, thought to be a
forerunner of early Greek writings. Two forms of Greek text fonts
are included, each with accents and aspirations: Sparta-a bold,
heavy faced Greek font, and Delphi-a lighter faced Greek font.
Also, two different versions of Hebrew fonts are included: Tel
Aviv-classic text font, and Haifa-modern cursive Hebrew font. An
Arabic font Riyadh is included complete with variant forms based
on letter position in a word. Yerevan font is designed to be a
useful Armenian text. Vladivostok font offers a very complete
version of the Cyrillic alphabet, including letters from obsolete
Russian, as well as Byelorussian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian
and other related languages. Prague (with emphasis on East
European Slavic languages using a Latin alphabet: Polish, Czech,
Slovene, Slovak) and Budapest (with its coverage of Hungarian,
Turkish and Finnish) round out the Eastern European
languages. Dusseldorf (a font for German text), Limerick (a font
for Old Irish Gaelic) and Trizekh (for Esperanto and Devonian
writings) allow one to compose in these variant forms of the Latin
alphabet. Lunaria font was designed as a universal font to allow
almost all types of accents known in Latin-based alphabets. IPA is
based directly on the characters devised by the International
Phonetics Association. The Asian continent is represented as well
with fonts designed for several of these languages:
Seoul(Korean), Bangkok (Thai), and Luang Phrabang (Laotian). As an
added bonus, the disk contains Rivendell, a font for Tolkien
Tengwar and Angertha runes.
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Foreign-Language Fonts
ImageWriter and LaserWriter fonts for 150 languages
Any Macintosh; ImageWriter or LaserWriter.
Foreign-Language Fonts consist of: MacHebrew; MacGreek, Hebrew & Phonetics;
MacGreek; SuperFrench German Spanish; LaserCyrillic; LaserTransliterator;
LaserFrench German Spanish; LaserHebrew; MacChinese (Mandarin or
Cantonese); LaserIPA Plus; MacThai; LaserThai; MacHindi Sanskrit;
MacAkkadian;
MacHieroglyphics; MacSemitic Coptic Devanagari; MacKorean; MacKana & Basic
Japanese Kanji; MacPhonetics; MacArabic & Farsi 2.0; MacKanji 2.0;
MacCyrillic;
LaserGreek; TLG>MacGreek Converter & Text Editor; MacGreek New Testament;
MacGreek Old Testament; MacHebrew Scriptures; MacHebrew Scriptures
Converter; MacGeorgian; MacArmenian; MacPunjabi; MacTamil; MacCherokee;
LaserKorean; LaserTibetan; MacGujarati; MacGaelic; and Laser Vietnamese.
$49.95 to $149.95 retail
Linguist's Software; PO Box 580; Edmonds, WA 98020; 206-775-1130
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INTERNATIONAL FONTS
ISPN: 95403-300
VENDOR: PAUL RAPOPORT (CANADA)
 7 CRADOCK CT.
 ANCASTER, ONTARIO
 L9G 3Z5
 (416)648-2181
Limited Warranty (30 DAY REPLACEMENT OF DEFECTIVE DISK OR
SOFTWARE) , Updates Available ( 5.00).
DESCRIPTION:
Contains four ImageWriter I and II international fonts that include
Roman, Greek, Cyrillic and Phonetic in 12 and 24 point size.
International Roman handles the following languages, among
others: English, Dutch, Frisian, Afrikaans, German, Danish,
Norwegian(both Dano-Norwegian and New-Norwegian), Swedish,
Icelandic, Faroese, Irish, Welsh, Scottish, Latin, Portuguese,
Spanish, Catalan, French, Italian, Romanian, Polish, Czech,
Slovak, Slovene, Serbo-Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Albanian,
Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Maltese, Turkish, Basque, and
Vietnamese. A partial list of languages which may be typed in
Roman transliterations from their non-Roman scripts includes
Greek, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Ukrainian, Macedonian, Old Church
Slavonic, Sanskrit, Persian, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese,
Tamil, and Malayalam. International Greek handles ancient and
modern and Greek. Any combination of breathings and accents may be
placed anywhere, including above capitals. Makrons and the
short-vowel marker are also available. International Cyrillic
supports Russian (including pre-revolutionary), Byelorussian,
Ukrainian, Serbo-Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Kashmir,
Kirghiz, Mongolian, Kurdish, and several others.
International Phonetic, based on the International Phonetic
Alphabet, is self-explanatory for anyone involved in phonology.
There are many unusual characters and diacritical signs in this
font. The fonts are available in 12 and 24 point size for any
Macintosh with any word processor and the ImageWriter I or II.
Three of the fonts use proportional spacing and the Phonetic is
mono-spaced.
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LASER PERFECT PHONETIQUE (VER. 1.0)
ISPN: 56537-300
VENDOR: NEOSCRIBE INTERNATIONAL, INC. (USA)
 P.O. BOX 410
 CLINTON, NY
 13323
 (315)853-4427
Limited Warranty.
DESCRIPTION:
Provides a downloadable PostScript laser font, containing
International Phonetic Association (IPA) symbols.
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Lasergenix
LaserWriter fonts
512K or larger Macintosh; ImageWriter, LaserWriter or LaserWriter Plus.
Lasergenix: Fractional is a collection of fonts designed for use when
printing both types of fractions: horizontal (dash) and diagonal (slash).
Each font is sans serif and is matched (can be used in the same style
work).
Lasergenix: Fontana is a sans serif boldface font designed for use in
graphics and headline purposes, such as advertising, display, titles and
other
functions. It may be downloaded via a special utility that is included.
Lasergenix: Riverside is a sans serif font available in three versions:
standard, bold/extended and italic. This font has many uses for text
purposes and may be downloaded via a special utility that is included.
Lasergenix: Sverdlovsk is a serif font and is an extended version of
Russian Cyrillic. Extended means the font includes letters that are used in
other Cyrillic alphabet languages, as well as the characters derived from
Cyrillic that were modified and used for languages in the Soviet Union.
With thisfont, user may write in Russian, Old Russian, Serbian, Ukranian,
Byelorussian, Macedonian and a number of Turkic and Asiastic languages
using a modified Cyrillic alphabet.
Lasergenix: IPA is a serif font designed to be blended with Times Roman and
use with the character and symbol set of the International Phonetics
Association.
Lasergenix: Newport News is a serif text font designed for text and
headlines with emphasis in advertising. It has superior numerals, common
fractions,boxes, bullets and borders.
$39.50 each retail; Lasergenix: Fractional, Fontana, Riverside, Sverdlovsk,
IPA or Newport News
Devonian International Software Co.; PO Box 2351; Montclair, CA 91763;
714-621-0973
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LASERGENIX-IPA (VER. 1.0)
ISPN: 24987-290
VENDOR: DEVONIAN INT'L. SOFTWARE CO. (USA)
 P.O. BOX 2351
 MONTCLAIR, CA
 91763
 (714)621-0973
Limited Warranty.
DESCRIPTION:
Provides a downloadable PostScript compatible IPA Serif font.
Contains the sixth in LASERgenix series of postscript fonts for
use in high quality printing. This font was designed for use with
International Phonetics Association (IPA) symbology, a downloading
utility and BitMap font are included.
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LASERIPA (VER. 2.3)
ISPN: 44825-055
VENDOR: LINGUIST'S SOFTWARE, INC. (USA)
 P.O. BOX 580
 EDMONDS, WA
 980200580
 (206)775-1130
Limited Warranty, Updates Available ( 10.00).
DESCRIPTION:
Contains IPATimes and LaserIPAplus, two International Phonetic
Alphabet PostScript fonts with corresponding bit map fonts.
Contains all of the International Phonetic Alphabet symbols and
all of the IPA diacritical marks with automatic, non-deleting
backspacing for overstriking any symbol and any combination of
overstrikes. Times is the a-z font, authorized by Adobe and
LaserIPAplus is a non-serifed Helvetica style font. Comes with
LaserWriter driver, LaserPrep software, user's manual and keyboard
layout charts. Prints all sizes from 4-point to 127-point. Not
copy protected.
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LaserPerfect Fonts
Downloadable PostScript fonts and custom typography
Any Macintosh; LaserWriter or other PostScript printer.
LaserPerfect Fonts are downloadable PostScript fonts that include foreign
fonts classic book typefaces and specialty character sets. Fonts include:
Ambo (Bembo), Athina, Benares, Garajon, Hebrew, MacSlab, Norfolk, OCR-A,
Phonetic, Digital, Antique, Neuland, Kangaroo, Tschichold, Fractions,
Athletic, Railway (Gill Sans), Cyrillic, Oldstyle, Macangelo, Barcode,
Beaton and Latvian.
LaserPerfect Fonts also includes LaserStatus desk accessory, a downloading
utility for the LaserWriter. All fonts are downloadable to the hard disk on
Linotronic or Varityper typesetters.
$79 to $149 retail
NeoScribe International; PO Box 120478; East Haven, CT 06512; 203-467-9880
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MAC THE LINGUIST 2-PHONETIC FONTS FOR THE MAC
ISPN: 48961-100
VENDOR: MEGATHERIUM ENTERPRISES (USA)
 P.O. BOX 7000-417
 REDONDO BEACH, CA
 90277
 (213)545-5913
Limited Warranty, Updates Available ( 20.00), Backups Available.
DESCRIPTION:
Set of fonts designed for use by linguists and others who make
use of phonetic transcription systems.
The new fonts Linguist G and Linguist NY are modeled on the Geneva
and New York fonts and include 218 printing symbols (120 not found
in any standard Macintosh fonts) in 9, 10, 12, 18, 20 and 24
points sizes. The new symbols include the most frequently used
symbols from the I.P.A. and other transcription systems, along
with orthographic symbols not contained in the original fonts.
Fonts can be co-resident with Geneva and New York, so symbols from
standard and MAC THE LINGUIST fonts can be mixed in documents. MAC
THE LINGUIST can be used with MacWrite, MacPaint and other
Macintosh applications and supports Italic, Superscript and
other'style' enhancements. Documentation includes installation
instruction, Key Cap charts (showing all keyboard locations,
including 'dead key' symbols), Index (showing how to type each
symbol, typical articulatory description, example of use, and
ASCII code).Hints for learning and using fonts easily and
effectively and information for using with Laserfonts.
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MacPhonetics
Transliteration software, IPA, SIL and 80 languages
Any Macintosh.
MacPhonetics contains seven fonts in many sizes: the complete IPA in three
styles (International Phonetic Alphabet, including all of its diacritical
marks), SIL (Summer Institute of Linguistics symbol set), Semitica and
Roman with 80 languages in one font.
Overstrike keys with automatic non-deleting backspacing allow insertion of
accents, umlauts and a wide variety of other diacritical marks. All of
these can be joined with any letter, lower or uppercase. A mini space bar
that advances the insertion point a single pixel facilitates fine tuning of
diacritical marks
The program provides high-quality printing of the transliteration symbols
of Hebrew, Arabic, Coptic, Greek (SBL system, etc.) and most other
languages,
including the complete character sets of 80 other languages.
$79.95 retail
Linguist's Software; PO Box 580; Edmonds, WA 98020; 206-775-1130
====================================================
MACPHONETICS (VER. 2.7)
ISPN: 44825-515
VENDOR: LINGUIST'S SOFTWARE, INC. (USA)
 P.O. BOX 580
 EDMONDS, WA
 980200580
 (206)775-1130
Limited Warranty (DEFECTIVE DISKS REPLACED AT NO CHARGE) , Updates
Available ( 15.00), Backups Available ( 5.00), Part of an
Integrated Package: MACGREEK, HEBREW AND PHONETICS (VER. 6.1)
(44825-590).
DESCRIPTION:
International Phonetic Alphabet with diacritics, pronunciation
symbols, accent and stress signs, SIL and MacTransliterator.
Overstrike keys with automatic non-deleting backspacing allow fast
insertion of accents, umlauts, and a wide variety of other
diacritical marks such as 37 in IPA, 53 in SIL, 49 in Semitica and
50 in Roman-MacTransliterator. All of these can be joined with any
letter, lower or upper case. A mini space bar, which advances the
insertion point a single pixel, facilitates fine-tuning of
diacritical marks. Has a vertical bar for continuous vertical
columns, any number of lines in length. High quality printing. The
IPA font is selected directly from the font menu of MacWrite (ISPN
12784-530) or MicroSoft Word (ISPN 53150-731) for automatic
footnoting. Instantly transforms the keyboard to and from the
IPA, SIL and Roman. Style variations include bold, italic,
underline, outline, shadow, superscript and subscript. Provides
10, 12, 20, and 24 point font with high-quality printing of the
transliteration symbols of Hebrew, Arabic, Coptic, Greek (SBL
system), and most other languages. Includes the complete character
sets of 75 languages which include Albanian, Anglo-Saxon, Basque,
French, Catalonian, Croation, Czech (Bohemian), Danish,
Dutch, English, Esperanto, Esthonian, Finnish, German, Hawaiian,
Hungarian, Icelandic, Irish, Italian, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian,
Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Rumanian, Samoan, Slovak,
Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Welsh, and
Wendish. The American Indian languages include Chippewa (Ojibway
and Otchipwe), Choctaw, Cree, Dakota (Sioux), Eskimo, Hupa,
Iroquoian, Kalispel, Kwakiutl, Muskokee (Creek), Navaho, Osage,
Tsimshian, and Zuni. The African languages include Acholi,
Afrikaans, Bantu (Zulu and Xosa), Bobangi, Buluba-Lulua,
Chikaranga, Fulani-Adamawa, Ga, Kanuri, Kongo, Lu-Ganda, Masai,
Mashona (Chiswina), Mole, Namaquah-Hottentot, Nyika, Shuna,
Swahili, Tebele, Temne, Umbundu, Wolof, Yao, Yoruba, and
Zulu-Kafir. SIL stands for Summer Institute of Linguistics. Not
copy-protected.
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