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As per the Government of Kerala (Department of Information Technology) guidelines on using Unicode for the websites, we are also migrating our website to Unicode fonts!

We regret the inconvenience caused in the meantime.

It may be noted that proper Malayalam Unicode viewing support is available in Windows XP SP2 onwards and Linux …..
For more details please visit the Malayalam Computing website of the Government of Kerala.

CONFIGURING WINDOWS AND BROWSER FOR VIEWING UNICODE MALAYALAM

  1. Enabling Malayalam in Windows
  2. Download and install additional Malayalam Unicode fonts
  3. Configuring Firefox browser for Malayalam Unicode
  4. Configuring Internet Explorer for Malayalam Unicode

1. Enabling Malayalam in Windows XP

STEPS FOR INSTALLING THE INDIC – MALAYALAM LANGUAGE PACK
Open control panel > Regional and Language Options, Language tab. Then select "install files for complex script..". It may require Windows XP installation CD.

Enabling unicode malayalam in win XP

2. Download and install additional fonts
You can download additional Malayalam Unicode fonts from the www.malayalam.kerala.gov.in website

3. Configuring Mozilla Firefox browser for Malayalam Unicode

a. Open the Firefox browser, select Tools > Options

b. Go to Content tab. Click on Advanced… button. Select Malayalam from ‘Font for:’
Font options in Firefox

c. Set the installed Meera Unicode Malayalam font in Serif, Sans Serif and Monospace

4. Configure for Internet Explorer browser

a. Open Internet Explorer browser. Select Internet Options from Tool menu then click on Fonts button.



c. Choose Malayalam as the Language Script


Select any of the Malayalam Unicode fonts as your chosen font. This can be changed as you wish, later.

We regret the inconvenience caused in the meantime. (Some of the pages continue to use dynamic ML-TTRevathi font of C-DAC The suggested configuration for the browsers to view Dynamic fonts is given here >>

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