Collection of free Seraiki supporting fonts
     also spelled Saraiki, Siraiki  
slogoSeraiki Fonts
سرائیکی فونٹس
We hope you will also contribute in developing fonts for Seraiki. Only free and Open Souce fonts can appear here.   
Last modified: 03 August, 2009
Fonts by this project
1- sf_Visakh
2- sf_Koonj
3- sf_Mundhla
Download from project website:
https://sourceforge.net/projects/seraikifonts/
or
http://sourceforge.net/projects/seraikifonts/files/

Developer: Rizwan Atta
License:
sf_Visakh,
sf_Koonj,
sf_Mundhla fonts are distributed under the terms of GPL license. For license information see:
http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html

Other fonts:

Usefull links:
1- You can get Seraiki phonetic keyboard from following site:
http://seraikisoft.jimdo.com/
2- Discussion, poetry and many more:
http://www.wasaib.com/


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Help
Note: Almost all the information given here are tested first, follow them on your own risk we take no responsibility of any harm.

 1- Installing font (on Windows)

introduction; there are some fonts who support all alphabets of Seraiki

method;

Windows XP

  • copy font unzip(*) font folder IF it is zip. it can be <name>.zip. If it is <name>.ttf, or otf don't do it. unzip can be done like this; put arrow on zip folder and right click. Then click on "extract all/ here". Now click "Next", "Next". Do not try to install zips by just openning it with double click. ]
  • go to Start menu
  • open Control Panel
  • open Fonts folder
  • paste font in this folder.

Windows Vista
Right click and click install

for more information about installing a font see: CRULP

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On Windows XP if you want to compose Seraiki, you have to 2-"install files for complex scripts and right-to-left languages...". 3- Installing Seraiki Keyboard and 4- Uniscribe (changing usp10.dll). [On Windows Vista you only need to install Seraiki keyboard.]

2: Enabling Urdu

introduction; Urdu is available in Windows XP by default but most of the time while installing XP people don't install Urdu. so we have to do it.

method;

go to Start menu

open Control Panel

open Regions and languages

click on Languages

now put a CD of 'Windows XP'

click in the box that have the line "install files for complex scripts and right-to-left languages..."

click OK /Apply

[installation will be done quickly.] after reaching on Languages doing the process above.

click Details

click on Add

input language Urdu from the list

click OK/ Apply

click OK

  On top (or below) of your Desktop an icon, indicating English and Urdu will appear, if you want to write Urdu click on Urdu after opening MS Word. Some times it writes English instead of Urdu. you have to click again on Urdu. this problem mostly solve immediately or after some time.]

for more information see: UrduWiki 


3: Installing Seraiki Keyboard

introduction; it is Seraiki Phonetic Keyboard. it is very much similar to 'Inpage' Phonetic Keyboard but have all the Seraiki Alphabets. the picture of this Keyboard is available on this web.

method;

unzip and open  Keyboard Installer folder

double click Seraiki MSI or SETUP for installation. After getting the message of complete installation;

go to Start menu

open Control Panel

open Regions and languages

click on Languages

click Details

click on Add

Select “Input Language:” Urdu, and “Keyboard layout/IME:” Seraiki Phonetic.

click OK, OK


introduction; by adding new version (1.613.5291.0) of "usp10.dll" all the things necessary steps to compose Seraiki in MS Word have been taken. Just do it and compose Seraiki in MS Word after clicking Urdu and then Seraiki Phonetic Keyboard. It will be on icon that appears on the bottom or on the upper portion of your screen. it like endicating "EN" or "UR". Always select the fonts that support Seraiki.

method;

open usp10  folder

unzip

copy usp10.dll [not folder]

go to My Computer

open C

open Program Files

open Common Files

open Microsoft Shared

open Office11 (and/ or Office 10)

Change the name of previous/existing usp10.dll (for example give it the name usp10.dll.orig)

paste the new usp10.dll

restart your computer.

introduction; by adding new version (1.613.5291.0) of "usp10.dll" all the things necessary steps to compose Seraiki in MS Word have been taken. It can be got Just do it and compose Seraiki in MS Word after clicking Urdu and then Seraiki Phonetic Keyboard. It will be on icon that appears on the bottom or on the upper portion of your screen. it like endicating "EN" or "UR". Always select the fonts that support Seraiki like  'Scheherazade'

method;

open usp10  folder

unzip

copy usp10.dll [not folder]

go to My Computer

open C

open Program Files

open Common Files

open Microsoft Shared

open Office11 (and/ or Office 10)

Change the name of previous/existing usp10.dll (for example give it the name usp10.dll.orig)

paste the new usp10.dll

restart your computer.

Linux
Install Seraiki supporting font. On Ubuntu
Scheherazade is available in Synaptic Package Manager. You may enable Urdu keyboard and then modify it for Seraiki. Unicode for 5 "extra" alphabets are: Bby 067B,  Jjy 0684 , Ggaaf 06B3 , Rnoon 0768 , Ddaal 0759.
 This page may help




Please report bugs if you find.
contact: rizwancontact@yahoo.com
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