One of the issues with the current Khmer Unicode fonts is the English characters included do not look good (and this is understandable as they were not meant to be used as English fonts). But for some, we use both English and Khmer, in certain documents and so having a font that displays Khmer and English properly is necessary. We recently combined the KhmerOS Battambang font with Droid Serif to create an appealing sans-serif font for both English and Khmer.
One of the issues with the current Khmer Unicode fonts is the English characters included do not look good (and this is understandable as they were not meant to be used as English fonts). But for some, we use both English and Khmer, especially when it comes to a system user interface (like OpenOffice). We recently combined the KhmerOS System font with Liberation Sans to create an appealing system font for both English and Khmer. For instructions on how to use this font as your system font in OpenOffice please click here.
This keyboard includes some additions that we felt were needed so we didn’t have to switch between an English keyboard to get certain symbols. We added a colon symbol (“:” with right ALT+L or OPTION+L on Mac) as well as a dash (“-” with right ALT+D or OPTION +D on Mac). Also this release supports Mac OS X and 64-bit Windows systems as well as 32-bit (for those of you who had trouble installing Khmer Unicode on a 64-bit system this keyboard installer should make it work). The keyboard is based on the Khmer OS and NiDA keyboard and edited…