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Leabeater
12-12-2010, 12:20 PM
This may have been asked before but my searching of the forum has not revealed a solution.

[Note: after posting the above I found this thread (http://www.bibleworks.com/forums/showthread.php?3374-Bibleworks-8-and-Unicode) which explains the problem].

I am not getting any younger and the default Bwgrkl font, even when I increase the size, has kerning and other anamolies which make it difficult to read for long periods of time.

When I export a verse to MS Word 2010 the default Unicode Palatino Linotype has a far superior readability (see comparison below). Simply choosing Palatino Linotype as the browse window font results in a transliteration of the Greek characters into English.

Is there a way to display a more readable Greek font in the Browse Window?

Precha1
12-12-2010, 06:20 PM
I like the cardo fonts. I don't remember the site where I downloaded them but they work great.

Leabeater
12-13-2010, 07:22 AM
I like the cardo fonts. I don't remember the site where I downloaded them but they work great.

Precha:

Cardo (http://scholarsfonts.net/cardofnt.html) is easy enough to find, but selecting it for a Greek Browse Window font produces the same results as Palatino Linotype: English characters (even after a PC reboot).

Michael Hanel and Jim Darlack mention "converting fonts from Unicode to CCAT format." But this appears to be simply a means of converting unicode to a Word macro (http://bibleworks.oldinthenew.org/?p=12#respond):

Kevin Townsend provides details of this kind of conversion work (http://www.bibleworks.com/forums/archive/index.php/t-604.html) as well:

But both are intended for exporting Bwgrkl to other word processors, HTML, etc. Bwgrkn, however, appears to have better kerning. Yet it still lacks the readability of its Unicode cousins.

Alas, no solution has yet presented itself. :confused: