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Right before Sambhota4.exe completes it will present the following instructions for installing the fonts and turning on the Sambhota keyboard.
Before Sambhota 4.0 is ready for use, you need to complete the steps detailed below. These steps can be completed while this window is on the screen. Note that this information is separately available in the file, Install.rtf located in C:\Sambhota4 if you need to refer to it again.
The Sambhota 4.0 software includes the Dedris, Ededris and Narthang Uchen fonts as well as the cursive fonts called Drutsa, Khamdris and Ume fonts.
To install the fonts select Start/Help and search for Fonts, then for Adding Fonts. The help information will guide you through how to add fonts to your system. You will want to add all the fonts that are located in subdirectories of C:\Sambhota4.
This section applies only to users who are installing the Sambhota software and want to use Word 2007 under Vista. If you are using Windows XP or an earlier version of Word under Vista please skip this section.
To read further about the Sambhota keyboard read SambhotaDocumentation.doc in your Sambhota4 folder. To read more about the Wylie keybaord go to both Wylie Readme.doc and WylieDocumentation.doc in your Sambhota4 folder.
For Vista/Word 2007 your installation is now finished and you can safely ignore the remainder of this document.
In order to use the Sambhota Add-in in Microsoft Word, you need to set the Macro security level to Medium or Low.
Using the top menu in Word, go to Tools/Macro/Security. Set the security level to medium or low.
(This step is not necessary if you place the Sambhota Add-in in your Microsoft Word Startup folder. If you place the Sambhota Add-in in your Microsoft Word Startup folder, then it will automatically start every time you open Word. This may not be desirable if you frequently use Word for languages other than Tibetan. For more information on how to use your Word Startup folder in conjunction with Add-ins, go to help in Microsoft Word and look up: Loading and unloading templates and add-in programs.)
Now in Microsoft Word go to Tools/Templates and Add-ins and make sure that no Add-ins are checked. If there are some that are checked, make sure to uncheck them. Then in the Add-ins dialog box, click Add and open the file Sambhota4.wll in C:\Sambhota4 (or Wylie4.wll for the Wylie keyboard). Make sure to select Word Add-ins (*.wll) in the Files of type pulldown menu at the bottom of the dialog box. This will guarantee that the Tibetan Add-ins are listed. Before pressing OK to start the Add-in, again make sure that you have selected only one Add-in, either Sambhota4.wll or Wylie4.wll (not both). Press OK. For example, in the Sambhota keyboard typing k produces ka, typing K produces kha and so forth. In the Wylie keyboard you simply type in wylie transliteration and then when you hit the space bar the word transforms to Tibetan script.
After a little time has elapsed, a task bar should appear on your screen either at the top or to the right. You can now press the Tibetan button to begin typing Tibetan. (For more help on loading add-ins go to Microsoft Word and look up: Loading and unloading templates and add-in programs.)
The file SambhotaDocumentation.doc in the folder C:\Sambhota4 contains more information on how to use the Sambhota keyboard. For more information on the Wylie keyboard, look at Wylie Readme.doc and WylieDocumentation.doc.