Thursday, April 15, 2010

VedaBase diacritic fonts don't show

Regarding installing the diacritic fonts:
Here are 2 simple ways to go about it.


1) Select all the fonts in the Fonts directory on the VedaBase CD.
Right click and chose install. Restart the VedaBase.

2) Select all the fonts in the Fonts directory on the VedaBase CD.
Drag them to your 'fonts' window in your Control Panel.
Restart the VedaBase.

If you do not have the VedaBase CD on hand the fonts can be downloaded.

VedaBase issues with Vista & Win 7 -- 64 bit

Please follow the below instructions and you will be fine.

Changing the compatibility mode for the
VedaBase to run in Vista and Windows 7 - 64 bit.


1. After the installation hangs or freezes, reboot your PC with the CD removed.
2. Right click on the 'Views' icon in C:\Bhaktivedanta VedaBase 2003\. (Views.exe)
3. Click on 'Properties'.
4. Click on the 'Compatibility' tab.
5. Check the box next to "Run this program in compatibility mode for:"
6. And then choose the appropriate operating system
(Select Windows XP (Service Pack 2)).
7. Click on Apply and then click OK.