Q: What is ASCII and what is Unicode? What is the basic difference
between ASCII and UNICODE?
A : In Past we see bangla in place of english characters which
is calling here ASCII font. And UNICODE is a International Character Encoding
Standard. Bangla Unicode means every bangla letter have a own number as
in english "A" have 65. By Unicode support we can solve our
most of all problem in bangla computing. And Akkhor is the first and only
one software in market which is giving support in All Win OS as well as
In Win 98, ME, XP, NT and other later Windows OS.
Q : Hey, Which one should I select before type bangla?
A : Please run Akkhor Bangla Keyboard first. Right click to its
icon in the right side of Computer clock in taskbar. Then from this menu
select ASCII or UNICODE first. You have to decide which will you wanna
use. If you are not a user of a Win XP service pack 2's user then we will
recommend to select ASCII mode. In ASCII mode we use "AKKHORASCII"
font as default ASCII font and In Unicode mode we use "Mukti"
font as default Unicode font. So we recommend to use this fonts.
Q : How will I select
ASCII or Unicode?
A : In Akkhor Bangla Keyboard first. Right click to its icon
in the right side of Computer clock in taskbar. Then from this menu select
"ASCII" or "Unicode" which you want to use. And in
Akkhor Word Processor select "ASCII" or "Unicode"
button from the left side of the window as showing on the picture.
Q : I type bangla
in Akkhor Word Processor. After save this document when i open it with
Microsoft Word I see everything is changed! What the hell is happend here?!
A : That means your OS is not supporting Unicode. Win XP service
pack 2 support Bangla Unicode fully. But in other OS we recommend to print,
edit or in other necessity use Akkhor Word processor for Bangla Unicode
documents. Here will be no problem in using Bangla Unicode in Akkhor Word
Q : How can I use
this software with bijoy keyboard layout?
A : Please purchase a licsensed copy of Bijoy from Ananda Computers.
Then you can use Bijoy keyboard layout with Akkhor. If you know the bijoy
layout then you can design bijoy keyboard yourself by Akkhor Keyboar creator.
To go to Akkhor Keyboard Creator just open Akkhor.exe. From Keyboard->"Keyboard
Creator" menu you can open the Keyboard creator window. Make any
keyboard layout what you want to use. Then save this keyboard layout.
Then from "Keyboard->Set User Keyboard Layout" You can set
the user's default keyboard layout. So you can use that keyboard as User
Q : I can't see bangla
any more in Akkhor. How can i see that?
A : That means in your computer that fonts can't install properly.
Insert the Akkhor CD install font manually from its Font folder or download
the fonts from www.akkhorbangla.com <http://www.akkhorbangla.com>
and install them manually. To install fonts go to Control Panel->Fonts.
From the file menu select Install New Fonts. Then Browse the directory
where you located Akkhor's font (If you have Akkhor's CD then just insert
that and locate the fonts folder.). then click "Select All"
and then Click to "Install New Fonts".
Q : I cannot type
bengali in some text editors. i have selected the right font but the text
editor is always displaying question mark (?) for all characters.
A :That means this text editor doesn't have support for UNICODE.
You cannot type Bengali using UNICODE in this text editor. You can use
Akkhor Word Processor
Q : I cannot type
Bengali using Akkhor Bangla Keyboard.
A : Press F12 or "Ctrl+Alt+B" to switch "Bengali"
or "English" Keyboard.
Q : I want to type
bengali with Bijoy software's fonts.
A : First purchase a licensed copy of Bijoy software then install
all of this fonts. In Word Processor click on to ASCII button and then
select any suitable Bijoy font from fonts combo list. Now you can type
bangla with those fonts also.
Q : I select ASCII
then type phonetically bangla in Akkhor Word Processor. But its seems
that it is still in UNICODE mode. Why this is troubling so?
A : Phonetical Bangla typing tools is even now UNICODE based.
So you can't type bangla phonetically with ASCII mode.
Q : How can I chat
A : You can chat in bangla using MSN and Akkhor bangla keyboard.
Right click to its icon in the right side of Computer clock in taskbar.
Then from this menu select Show On Screen Keyboard. Now first select the
chat window text box (or any other Unicode supported text box) then click
on to left text box and type any text. now just press enter or click to
the command button the text will go to that previously selected Textbox!
Be sure that previous textbox is in any Bangla UNICODE supported font
(Mukti etc.). Same you can type bangla by clicking your mouse also!!
Q : I find a new bug
A : Please send the bug report to firstname.lastname@example.org. Highest
bug senders will awarded by us.
Thank you for your support.