Ogonkify is a package allowing to add composite
(accented) characters to Postscript fonts. Standalone, it allows one
to do correct printouts from Netscape and other programs in most
Latin-alphabet based languages.
It is also integrated to
The current version of ogonkify contains data files that support printing in all variants of Times-Roman, Courier and Helvetica in a wide range of languages including all languages covered by ISO 8859-2 (in particular most European languages written in the Latin alphabet), and Turkish.
The precise list of characters can be found in this table.
The basic use of
ogonkify is documented in
ogonkify manual page.
If your language is not covered by
ogonkify, it is not
difficult to add data for new characters; read
the full ogonkify manual
(contents) to learn how to do
You can download the current stable-ish version of
WARNING: Much of the
ogonkify code is written in Perl.
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Please read this document on extending Ogonkify to support the PostScript output from more programs.
You may also want to check Cedilla, which
lifts many of the limitations in
ogonkify. (Cedilla is a
plain text typesetter, not a PostScript tweaker.)
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Juliusz Chroboczek <firstname.lastname@example.org>