Unikura User Manual
Unikura is a software package targeted at Windows-supported personal computers - desktops and laptops.
This is a software packet designed to support Sinhala Unicode fonts, for creating Sinhala documents, via phonetic codes, typing via standard PS-2 PC keyboards.
The users can direct the generated Sinhala output to any text document (formatted or unformatted), spread sheet document or any visual of choice.
It is offered for machines that run on Windows operating systems, particularly:
In addition to an operating system mentioned above, it also needs the WIndows extension: "DotNet Framework 4.0"
You need to download and install it if and when the operating system indicates its need during Unikura installation.
You can read about downloading and installing Unikura here.
User-friendliness and convenience have been the primary motivation behind the design and its implementation.
Extensive help facilities, both in Sinhala and in English, are provided within the software package.
While some target document creation software supports the Unicode fonts in full,
some seem to offer only partial support. For instance the strokes (Pili) ֠al-lakuna,Yansaya,
repaya, rakaransaya, combined letters, kombuwa etc., may not appear correctly.
You can read more about Unikura and how to overcome these issues here.
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