ZIGGY'S "YIDDISH PASEKH" SMART TRANSLITERATION KEYBOARD
One-Time Installation Instructions
Windows 2000 & XP
NOTE: This is an old, outdated web page. Instead, please download the Yiddish Keyboard Layouts Installer and you will have the most current, updated instructions. This page is remaining on the web only temporarily - until the Yiddish Keyboard Layout installer will be available on CD for those who wish to avoid large downloads.
The following notes and instructions are based on documents and files which were generously contributed by the creator of this keyboard layout, Gyula "Ziggy" Zsigri. An explanation of this Yiddish keyboard layout may be found on the previous page.
LEGAL & ACKNOWLEDGMENT
You can freely use and distribute this package but you are not allowed to restrict the rights of others to freely use and distribute it.
(c) 2002 Gyula Zsigri. All rights reserved.
Fontboard: Fonts & Keyboards
The keyboard was inspired by Gaspar Sinai's Yudit editor
and Refoyl Finkel's Yidishe Shraybmashinke.
Thanks Dvorah Biasca, Refoyl Finkel, Hershl Glasser, Perets Mett, Noyekh Miller, Leonard Prager and Shoshke-Rayzl Yuni for their help during the development of this keyboard.
1. Download and install Tavultesoft Keyman from:
2. Download the yidish2k.kmp file by right-clicking here.
- in Netscape, select Save Link As
- in Explorer, select Save Target As
3. An Install Package dialog will pop up. Click the Install button in the Install Package dialog and
click OK at the end of the installation.
4. For Windows 2000, go to step 4A, below. For WIndows XP, go to step 4B, below.
4A. For Windows 2000:
4B. For Windows XP:
Click on the Start button, then Settings, Control Panel and Date, Time, Language and Regional Options.
Select the Regional and Language Options tab.
Click Languages, then Details.
Click Add, select Hebrew in the drop-down list of languages and select Yiddish Pasekh in the drop-down list of keyboard layouts.
Click OK and click OK again. Check the "Install files for complex script and right-to-left languages" option and click OK to finish the installation.
1. Open Control Panel, etc. (per Step 4, above) and remove "Hebrew - Yiddish Pasekh."
2. Click on the Start button, move the pointer over Programs and click on "Uninstall Yiddish Pasekh" in the Yiddish Pasekh folder.
Back to A Users' Guide to Yiddish on the Internet for an overview.
07/02/2006 10:14 PM