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.