[OS X TeX] Re: Unicode, Greek and special characters

Kino quinon at rio.odn.ne.jp
Fri Mar 4 10:59:00 EST 2005

On 5 Mar 2005, at 0:43, Jason Davies wrote:

> this seems a good moment to ask for clarification: do you mean I can 
> use 'normal' LaTeX accenting, or that unicode means I can type them as 
> if I were using (eg) BBEdit (ie they *appear* as accented characters)?

I don't know about this but...

> this has been discussed, and someone said that with the advent of 
> unicode, we could 'just type'. but I don't know if I can trust that 
> yet...:-) and if so, what fonts are people using for ancient greek?

You can. I think Lucida Grande have all or most characters you need but 
you may prefer something more beautiful. Personally I like Aysa Unicode 
which is available for free as components of MultiKey 4.00.
(Expandable with StuffIt Expander.)

There seem to be several GreekPolytonic keyboard layouts. However if 
you use mine, you can expect I'll modify it so that it fits your needs 


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