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Books

Man and Woman, One in Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Paul's Letters

Man and Woman, One in Christ, the latest book by Philip Payne. Signed copy only $19.99 plus shipping. Also see  NT essays by Payne, available for free download.


The Codex Vaticanus open, showing that each leaf has its original shape

Bibliorum Sacrorum Graecorum Codex Vaticanus B is the only color facsimile of the oldest surviving manuscript of virtually the entire Bible in Greek. It was written about A.D. 350 and is regarded as the most important manuscript of the Greek Bible. The photographic quality and color reproduction is amazingly faithful to the original. Most of the 450 numbered copies printed for sale have already been sold, so availability is limited. The $5490 price includes express shipping and insurance.


Codex Sinaiticus Facsimile, available for a short time for $475.

Codex Sinaiticus facsimile, The remarkably clear color facsimile of the fourth-century Codex Sinaiticus of all the NT and half of the LXX plus Tobit, Judith, 1 and 4 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach, Barnabas, and the Shepherd is available for a limited time for $699.95, Order Form. We believe this is by far the best price available anywhere. The list price is $999. Shipping the 32 lb box by UPS ground is $59 within the USA 48 states. Shipping to the UK is $149 and $129 to most other western European countries, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea are $149. Egypt, Israel, India, and Singapore are $169. 828 pages 13.5 x 16.5 in., cloth with slipcase. ISBN: 9781598565775


Le manuscrit B de la Bible

Le manuscrit B de la Bible, probably the most important book on Codex Vaticanus ever written, with PB Payne's historic chapter on Distigmai. Only $49.95 plus shipping.


LaserIPA® in Unicode


Now get LaserIPA fonts in a Unicode-encoded version!

LaserGreek in Unicode is available for Windows for Windows

LaserGreek in Unicode is available for Macintosh for Macintosh

What others are saying What others are saying


LaserIPA® in Unicode™ for Windows® or Macintosh® provides a professional-quality International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) Unicode font in TrueType® OpenType® format, in plain and bold weights. The IPA LS Uni font includes not only the standard Unicode "IPA Extensions" characters, but also the "Spacing Modifiers" and "Combining Diacritics" sections of the Unicode Standard. The font also includes many letters and symbols that were once part of the IPA but are now obsolete, and some letters and symbols that were used as IPA letters and symbols but have never been officially adopted into the IPA. The font also includes the Latin 1 and Extended Latin character sets providing English and other western languages such as French and German. LaserIPA in Unicode includes keyboard layouts that provide four characters per key (instead of the normal two) for easy, intuitive input of the IPA symbols and diacritics, and of English and other western Latin-based languages supported by the font. The keyboard layouts take advantage of the OpenType layout features built into the font for the most logical, intuitive input possible. Input order is letter, accent, accent. The letter with its associated diacritics is placed in your document automatically as you type, with all diacritics perfectly positioned.

Languages covered by LaserIPA in Unicode:

  • bulletAfrikaans
  • bulletBasque
  • bulletCatalan
  • bulletDanish
  • bulletDutch
  • bulletEnglish
  • bulletFinnish
  • bulletFrench
  • bulletGerman
  • bulletIcelandic
  • bulletItalian
  • bulletIndonesian
  • bulletIPA
  • bulletNorwegian
  • bulletPortuguese
  • bulletSpanish
  • bulletSwedish
  • plus additional languages covered by code page 1252

LaserIPA in Unicode is available for both Windows and Macintosh computers.

 Windows

LaserIPA in Unicode for Windows

LaserIPA® in Unicode™ for Windows® includes a keyboard layout that provides four characters per key (instead of the normal two) for easy, intuitive input of the IPA symbols and diacritics using Microsoft Word 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, or OpenOffice.org 3.0 in Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000 SP3. It also includes a keyboard layout for typing English and other western Latin-based languages supported by the font. The keyboard layouts take advantage of the OpenType layout features built into the fonts for the most logical, intuitive input possible. Input order is letter, accent, accent. The letter with its associated diacritics is placed in your document automatically as you type, with all diacritics perfectly positioned.

Windows System Requirements:

  • bulletOperating Systems
    1. bulletWindows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2000 Service Pack 3 or later is required.
    2. bulletThis product will not work in any earlier version of Windows (NT/Me/98/95/3.x).
  • bulletApplications
    1. bulletMicrosoft Word 2013, 2010, Word 2007, Word 2003, or OpenOffice.org 3.0 is required. Other components of Office 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003 are also compatible, except PowerPoint 2003 is not compatible. OpenOffice.org can be downloaded free from www.openoffice.org.
    2. bulletNo earlier version of Word (2002/2000/97/95/6) is compatible. WordPerfect is not compatible.
    3. bulletInDesign, QuarkXPress, and PageMaker are not compatible.
    4. bulletThese fonts include OpenType tables for proper positioning of characters and diacritics. Some applications will support certain OpenType layout features, but may not necessarily support the features required to type the International Phonetic Alphabet. Only the above mentioned applications are known to support these fonts and keyboards. If you discover any other applications that do fully support LaserIPA in Unicode please let us know.
    5. bulletMicrosoft PowerPoint 2003 (included in Microsoft Office 2003) is not compatible with LaserIPA in Unicode for Windows. All text is changed to the Arial font, whether typed with the keyboard, input using Insert Symbol, or pasted from Word using the Windows clipboard. PowerPoint users should type their text in Word or another Unicode-compatible application, and save the text as a graphic for import into PowerPoint. Users can also use WordArt to create their text. To do this in PowerPoint go to Insert, Picture, WordArt, and type your text, formatting it as desired. Alternatively, users can type directly into PowerPoint using our non-Unicode LaserIPA fonts. (Earlier versions of PowerPoint have not been tested for compatibility.)
  • bulletNotes
    1. bulletThe font will print to any Windows printer at the highest quality allowed by your printer.
    2. bulletAll documentation, including a User's Manual and Keyboard Layout Charts (showing placement of the characters on the keys), is in Adobe Acrobat™ PDF format, and is installed into the Windows Start menu for easy access. Users may view the documentation on screen or print it, using Acrobat Reader, available free online if you do not already have it.
  • bulletConverting files from LaserIPA to LaserIPAU: The LaserIPA Converter is available to convert LaserIPA (ASCII-encoded) Word files to the LaserIPAU fonts.

Cost: US$ 99.95 Order
(Be sure you read the System Requirements before you order.)
See font samples and the keyboard layout charts below.

Do you need to upgrade? Check the current version number and a Release History.

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LaserIPA in Unicode for Macintoxh

LaserIPA in Unicode for Macintosh includes two software keyboard layouts for use in Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. One has the IPA characters on the regular keyboard with the English US keyboard available by pressing the caps lock key. The other keyboard has the English US keyboard as the regular keyboard with the IPA keyboard available by pressing the caps lock key. With either keyboard typing order is letter, accent, accent. The letter with its associated accents is built up automatically as you type, with all accents perfectly positioned.

Macintosh System Requirements:

  • bulletOperating Systems
    1. bulletRequires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher.
  • bulletApplications
    1. bulletRequires Mellel (also available from Linguist's Software), or InDesign CS5.
    2. bulletMicrosoft Word is Unicode-compliant, but does not support the OpenType features of the IPA LS Uni font. If you use only single, non-accented IPA letters from the IPA LS Uni font you can work in Word. If your project includes overstriking diacritics from the IPA LS Uni font you must use Mellel or InDesign CS5 to correctly display and print the text. These diacritics will not position correctly in Word.
    3. bullet Even applications that claim to be Unicode and OpenType compliant (e.g., QuarkXPress 7.0 and newer) may only support a limited range of Unicode characters or a limited set of OpenType features. Contact Linguist's Software about compatibility questions and about the availability of a non-Unicode version of this product that works in all applications.
  • bulletNotes
    1. bulletAll documentation, including a User's Manual and Keyboard Layout Charts (showing placement of the characters on the keys) is in Adobe® Acrobat™ PDF format. Users may view the documentation on screen or print it, using Acrobat Reader, available free online if you do not already have it.
    2. bulletThese fonts are compatible with the Windows version of LaserIPA in Unicode. No conversion of files is necessary when transferring files to Windows if your applications are fully Unicode-aware and LaserIPA in Unicode fonts are installed on both systems.
  • bulletConverting files from LaserIPA to LaserIPAU: The LaserIPA Converter is available to convert LaserIPA (ASCII-encoded) Word files to the LaserIPAU fonts.

Cost: US$ 99.95 Order
(Be sure you read the System Requirements before you order.)

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Font Samples

Characters in the IPA Extensions section of the Unicode Standard

Characters in the IPA Extensions section of the Unicode Standard

Characters in the Spacing Modifiers section of the Unicode Standard

Characters in the Spacing Modifiers section of the Unicode Standard.

Characters in the Combining Diacritical Marks section of the Unicode Standard
On our keyboard charts (for Windows or Macintosh) these diacritics are shown with a dotted circle, showing their relationship to the base character. You simply type the base character then the diacritics you wish to add.

Characters in the Combining Diacritical Marks section of the Unicode Standard.

Additional Special and Custom Characters

Additional Special and Custom Characters

Additional Special and Custom Characters

Typing Diacritical Marks

It is easy to add diacritical marks. Just type the base letter followed by the diacritics. For example:

It is easy to add diacritical marks. Just type the base letter followed by the diacritics.

With some combinations it is possible to add up to five diacritical marks to a base letter:

You can add up to five diacritics to a base letter in certain combinations.

It is easy to produce many features, such as continuous overlines and underlines:

It is easy to create continuous overlines or underlines.

Also Available

For a non-Unicode version of this font see LaserIPA.

bulletLaserIPA

To convert Word documents typed with the non-Unicode LaserIPA fonts, see the LaserIPA Converter.

bulletLaserIPA Converter  

Testimonials

Here's what others are saying about LaserIPA in Unicode Here's what others are saying about LaserIPA in Unicode:

"After all you did for me, I have no more words to thank you; let me simply say in my mother tongue: J'aimerais vous exprimer ici toute l'admiration et la gratitude que je ressens devant ce magnifique ouvrage qu'est Linguist's Software, vous assurer de mon entière reconnaissance pour toutes les fontes que vous m'avez permis d'acquérir et vous dire combien j'ai apprécié vos courriels, si précis, rapides et courtois. Je souhaite longue et belle vie à la société si précieuse que vous avez fondée et vous prie d'agréer, cher Monsieur, mes bien cordiales salutations."
Jean Lathion, Thônex, Switzerland

"I really do appreciate the opportunity to use your fonts in Reading the Sealed Book. The text looks great."
J. Ross Wagner, Associate Professor of New Testament, Duke Divinity School

"Thank you for your beautiful fonts."
Jean Lathion, Thônex, Switzerland

"I am enjoying my new products very much. The IPALSU font is really impressive. The new IPA LS Uni keyboard layout is very nice, because I can hit the caps-lock key to go back and forth between a standard English QWERTY keyboard layout and the IPS LS Uni keyboard layout. That one key stroke saves me a lot of time. The keyboard layout for the IPA is also already saving me a lot of time in typing diacritical marks, because I do not have to open and close the Character Palette on my Macintosh like I have been doing. Also I now have new characters and new glyphs I can work with. See the attached document as an example of what I have learned already. I sent a copy of that document to my friend Don Potter to show him what could be done with the Laser IPA Unicode font with the Mellel word processor. After he looked at it, then he responded back to me with a four word e-mail, 'WOW! I am speechless.' The Mellel word processor is also very good, I am still learning what it can do. It does things I can't do in Nisus Writer Pro 1.3."
Earl Eugene Roth, Jr., Phoenix, AZ


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