CSX Indic character set

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The CSX Indic character set, or the Classical Sanskrit eXtended Indic Character Set, is used by LaTeX represent text used in the Romanization of Sanskrit.[1][2][3] It has no association with American railroad company CSX Transportation. It is an extension of the CS Indic character set, and is based on Code Page 437.[4] An extended version is the CSX+ Indic character set.[5] Michael Everson made a font in this character set for the Macintosh.[6]

Code page layout[edit]

CSX
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F
8x Ç ü é â ä à å ç ê ë è ï î ì Ä Å
9x É æ Æ ô ö ò û ù ÿ Ö Ü ¢ £ ¥
Ax á í ó ú ñ Ñ ā̆ ī̆ ū̆ ā̃ ī̃ « »
Bx ā́ ā̀ ī́ ī̀ ū́ ū̀
Cx ṛ́ ṛ̀ ṝ́
Dx ã ĩ ũ õ ĕ ŏ ū̃
Ex ā ß Ā ī Ī ū Ū
Fx ś Ś

Note that some fonts have ā̃ (U+0101 LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH MACRON, U+0303 COMBINING TILDE) at code point 171 (0xAC), ī̃ (U+012B LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH MACRON, U+0303 COMBINING TILDE) at code point 172 (0xAD), and ū̃ (U+016B LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH MACRON, U+0303 COMBINING TILDE) at code point 216 (0xD8).[3]

History[edit]

See the shared history of the CS character set.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anshuman Pandey (December 1998). "Romanized Indix and LaTex" (PDF). TUGboat. TeX Users Group. 19 (4): 417.
  2. ^ "Classical Sanskrit eXtended encoding for the representation of Indian languages in Roman script".
  3. ^ a b "The CSX encoding".
  4. ^ "CTAN: /Tex-archive/Fonts/CSX/Fonts/Charter".
  5. ^ "The CSX+ encoding (Classical Sanskrit eXtended Plus) encoding used in (La)TeX".
  6. ^ "Everson Mono for Macintosh".