a. add bangla unicode language files (required)
necessary changes to your system files
1. add unicode language support to your system:
After a restart we hope, you will have no more problems with Bengali fonts.
2. Add bangla fonts to your system:
1. For Windows XP or earlier version Download the font
2. Copy and paste it to your system’s “Fonts” directory. You can find this directory by two simple ways:
Start > Run > type “fonts” and click OK
Start > Control Panel > Fonts
B.Basic browser settings: Fonts, languages, and encodings
Google Chrome’s font and language settings let you read the Web and use the browser in your native tongue. Follow these steps to change these settings:
- Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
- Select Options.
- Click the Under the Hood tab and scroll down to the “Web Content” section.
- Click Change fonts and language settings to open the “Fonts and Languages” dialog. Here are the various settings you can adjust:
- Browser interface language
The browser interface language is used for browser menus and dialogs and it’s based on the language you selected when you first downloaded Google Chrome. To change this language, click the Languages tab and select the language you’d like to use from the “Google Chrome language” menu. Restart the browser to apply the changes.
- Webpage languages
Click the Languages tab to adjust your webpage language preferences. These preferences help Google Chrome determine the language it should use to display a webpage. You may need to configure your Windows language settings to add East Asian languages or languages that use complex scripts.Only add the languages you need, because malicious websites can use similar-looking characters from different languages to mislead you about the web address you’re visiting.
- Default fonts and website encodings
Click the Fonts and Encoding tab and select the settings you want to use. If your default encoding doesn’t correspond to the one needed by a website, text may not display properly. You can always manually adjust the font size or temporarily override the encoding for the page you’re viewing.
- Browser interface language
- Click OK when you’re done.
adjust language settings in firefox, internet explorer and opera
note: this section is optional if you want to skip browser’s ability to detect bangla in websites and apply a default bangla font.
in this part you will be properly setup your browser: firefox, internet explorer or opera, for proper bangla support.
bangla setup on firefox version 1.5
- from menu click on tools and select options
- from this window click on contents
- click on advanced button for fonts & colors
- click on the drop down list for option fonts for. select bengali from this list
- complete all the option fields as show in the following image and then click on ok.
click ok again to complete your setup.
this completes your setup for firefox.
bangla setup on internet explorer:
- from menu click on tools and select internet options
- from this window click on fonts
- click on the drop down list for language scripts
- select bengali from this drop down list (you may have to scroll up to locate it)
- select likhan for web page font. then click ok and ok again.
this completes your setup for internet explorer.
bangla setup on opera version 9.10
- from menu click on tools and select preferences
- click on advanced tab, fonts from left menu and click international fonts
- choose writing system ‘bengali’ from drop-down list
- select likhan for normal font. click ok until you exit from preferences
this completes your setup for opera.
If you are using Windows Vista or later version, the contents of this site are compatible with the system fonts you already have in you computer.
For Windows XP or earlier version you have to install a Unicode font which supports Bengali. It’s a matter of few seconds to install the font by following the given instructions.
For Mac version Download the font and configure it according to Mac OS.