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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 $5580 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.


LaserSalish in Unicode


Now you can get the LaserSalish™ fonts in a Unicode-encoded version!

for Windows

for Macintosh

LaserSalish™ in Unicode™ is available for both Windows and Macintosh and provides professional-quality, Unicode-encoded Salish fonts in TrueType® OpenType® format in five typestyles (Times®-, Helvetica®-, Garamond-, Palatino®-, and Zapf Chancery®-styles), each in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic styles (except SalishChanU, which is plain only). LaserSalish in Unicode fonts contain the entire character set for many northwest Native American Salishan languages, plus Kootenai, plus English and other west European (or Latin 1) languages. The product includes keyboard software allowing intuitive input of all the special characters used in Salish.

Languages Supported by LaserSalish in Unicode Fonts

Languages Supported by LaserSalish in Unicode Fonts

The LaserSalishU fonts support at least the following Salishan languages:

bulletClallam (Klallam) bulletLower Chehalis bulletSquamish
bulletCoeur d'Alene bulletLushootseed bulletSpokane
bulletColumbian bulletNooksack bulletThompson (Nlaka'pamuctsin, Nlaka'pamux)
bulletComox (K'omoks) bulletNorthern Straits bulletTillamook
bulletCowlitz bulletOkanagan (nsәlxcin, nsyilxcn) bulletTwana (Skokomish, Tuwáduqutšad)
bulletFlathead bulletPentlatch (Puntlatch, Puntledge) bulletUpper Chehalis
bulletHalkomelem bulletQuinault  
bulletKalispel bulletSeshelt  
bulletLillooet (Lilloet) bulletShuswap (Secwepemctsin)  

For a list of other Salish languages, dialects, and sub-dialects that may be supported by these fonts, plus alternate spellings, see below.

LaserSalish in Unicode Keyboard Support

LaserSalish in Unicode Keyboard Support

LaserSalish in Unicode includes two keyboard layouts. The keyboards are phonetic, based on the US keyboard, and allow easy input of all characters and diacritics supported by the fonts.

The first keyboard layout takes 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 built up automatically as you type, with all diacritics perfectly spaced. The included keyboard chart shows which keystrokes the user must type.

Input sample using the LaserSalish OpenType keyboard

This keyboard requires Unicode- and OpenType-compatible applications. See the System Requirements for Windows and Macintosh, below, for a list of the applications that support this input method.

The second keyboard layout works with any Unicode-compatible application and uses dead key input to type letters with their associated diacritics. The user first types the dead key (representing the accent) and nothing appears to happen on screen. Then the user types the letter and the accented letter appears in the file. For example:

Input sample using the LaserSalish dead key keyboard

In these examples the user types the accent key followed by the letter, and the keyboard software inputs the pre-composed, accented letter into the document. Notice the case of the letter determines the case of the final output. Type the accent key plus a lowercase letter to get a lowercase accented letter; type the same accent key plus an uppercase letter to get an uppercase accented letter. This means you only need to learn the location on the keyboard for each accent to be able to type lower- or uppercase letters. Touch typing your Salish language will become easy and natural.

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Following is detailed information about the Windows and Macintosh products, followed by font samples. Please be sure to read the System Requirements for Windows or Macintosh before ordering.

LaserSalish in Unicode for Windows

LaserSalish in Unicode for Windows

Windows System Requirements

  • bulletOperating Systems
    1. bulletRequires Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, or XP.
  • bulletApplications
    1. bulletRequires any Unicode-compatible application, such as Microsoft Office. The free office suites called OpenOffice and LibreOffice are compatible. InDesign and QuarkXPress 7 and newer are compatible.
    2. bulletTo use the SalishLSU OT (OpenType) keyboard input method (letter, accent, accent) requires an OpenType-compatible application (that is, Unicode-compatible and OpenType-aware). The only applications known to support this input method are Word 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003, plus OpenOffice 3.2 and newer, and LibreOffice 3.3 and newer. Other OpenType-compatible applications may also support this input method. Any Unicode-compatible application that does not support this input method will be fully supported by the alternate SalishLSU DK (dead key) keyboard, using dead key input. See above for descriptions of these input methods.
    3. bulletMicrosoft PowerPoint 2003 and earlier are not compatible with LaserSalishU fonts. 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. 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 LaserSalish fonts. PowerPoint 2007 and newer should be compatible with LaserSalishU fonts, but have not been tested.
  • bulletNotes
    1. bulletCompatibility: These fonts are compatible with the Macintosh version of LaserSalish in Unicode. No conversion of files is necessary when transferring files to a Mac if your applications are fully Unicode-aware and compatible fonts are installed on both systems. If you use the OpenType input method your Mac colleague must be using compatible software. Otherwise, both of you should use the dead key input method.
    2. bulletPrinter: The fonts will print to any Windows printer at the highest quality allowed by your printer.
    3. bulletDocumentation: All 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. Some documentation is in Word (.doc and .rtf) format.
    4. bulletConverting files from LaserSalish to LaserSalishU: The LaserSalish Converter is available to convert LaserSalish (ASCII-encoded) text in Word documents to the LaserSalishU fonts.

Cost: LaserSalish in Unicode for Windows $99.95 for any single typestyle; $50 for each additional LaserSalishU typestyle for Windows purchased at the same time; $249.95 for LaserSalish Professional in Unicode for Windows (all typestyles together) Order

(Be sure to read the System Requirements.)

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

See samples of all typestyles.

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LaserSalish in Unicode for Macintosh

LaserSalish in Unicode for Macintosh

Macintosh System Requirements:

  • bulletOperating Systems
    1. bulletRequires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher.
  • bulletApplications
    1. bulletAny Unicode-compatible application will support the dead key keyboard. The LaserSalishLS OT (OpenType) keyboard requires Mellel. See above for descriptions of these input methods.
    2. bullet Even applications that claim to be Unicode and OpenType compliant 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. bulletThese fonts are compatible with the Windows version of LaserSalish in Unicode. No conversion of files is necessary when transferring files to Windows if your applications are fully Unicode-aware and compatible fonts are installed on both systems. If you use the OpenType input method your Windows colleague must be using compatible software. Otherwise, both of you should use the dead key input method.
    2. bulletConverting files from LaserSalish to LaserSalishU: The LaserSalish Converter is available to convert LaserSalish (ASCII-encoded) text in Word documents to the LaserSalishU fonts.

Cost: LaserSalish in Unicode for Macintosh $99.95 for any single typestyle; $50 for each additional LaserSalishU typestyle for Macintosh purchased at the same time; $249.95 for LaserSalish Professional in Unicode for Macintosh (all typestyles together) Order

Mellel word processor for Mac OS X

Mellel $25 Order ($25 when ordered with this Macintosh product, $38 sold separately.)

(Be sure to read the System Requirements.)

See samples of all the typestyles.

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LaserSalish in Unicode Font Samples

Font Samples

LaserSalish in Unicode is available in five typestyles (Times®-, Helvetica®-, Garamond-, Palatino®-, and Zapf Chancery®-styles). Below are samples in each typestyle demonstrating many of the special characters in the fonts that are needed to type Salishan languages. In addition, you will see samples of the bold, italic, and bold-italic weights of the fonts (except SalishChanU, which is plain only).

See below for
LaserSalishU (Times-style)
LaserSalishSansU (Helvetica-style)
LaserSalishGaraU (Garamond-style)
LaserSalishPalaU (Palatino-style)
LaserSalishChanU (Zapf-Chancery-style)

Or buy LaserSalish Professional in Unicode to get all five typestyles at a discounted price.

 

bullet LaserSalishU (Times-style), provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic
SalishLSU font sample showing the special characters used in Salishan languages.

The SalishLSU font is provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic typestyles.

Order LaserSalish (LaserSalishU) in Unicode $99.95 or $50 when ordered with another full-priced LaserSalishU typestyle.
bullet LaserSalishSansU (Helvetica-style), provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic
SalishSansU font sample showing the special characters used in Salishan languages.

The SalishSansU font is provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic typestyles.

Order LaserSalish (LaserSalishSansU) in Unicode $99.95 or $50 when ordered with another full-priced LaserSalishU typestyle.
bullet LaserSalishGaraU (Garamond-style), provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic
SalishGaraU font sample showing the special characters used in Salishan languages.
The SalishGaraU font is provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic typestyles.
Order LaserSalish (LaserSalishGaraU) in Unicode $99.95 or $50 when ordered with another full-priced LaserSalishU typestyle.
bullet LaserSalishPalaU (Palatino-style), provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic
SalishPalaU font sample showing the special characters used in Salishan languages.
The SalishPalaU font is provided in plain, bold, italic, and bold-italic typestyles.
Order LaserSalish (LaserSalishPalaU) in Unicode $99.95 or $50 when ordered with another full-priced LaserSalishU typestyle.
bullet LaserSalishChanU (Zapf Chancery-style), provided in plain only
SalishChanU font sample showing the special characters used in Salishan languages.
Order LaserSalish (LaserSalishChanU) in Unicode $99.95 or $50 when ordered with another full-priced LaserSalishU typestyle.
bullet LaserSalish Professional in Unicode includes all five typestyles shown above.
    Order LaserSalish Professional in Unicode $249.95

Alternate spellings, additional Salish languages, dialects, and sub-dialects which may also be supported

Alternate Spellings, Additional Salish Languages, Dialects, And Sub-Dialects Which May Also Be Supported

This list includes the languages listed above, along with additional Salish languages, dialects, and sub-dialects which may be supported by the LaserSalishU fonts, as well as alternate spellings:

Arrow Lakes, Becher Bay, Bella Coola, Bitterroot Salish, Canim Lake (Shuswap), Chehalis, Chelan, Chewelah, Chilliwack, Chobaabish, Chu Chua (Shuswap), Clallam, Coast Salish, Coeur d'Alene, Columbia-Moses, Columbian, Colville, Colville-Inchelium, Colville-Okanagan, Comox, Couteau (Thompson River), Cowichan, Cowlitz, Deadman's Creek-Kamloops (Shuswap), Duwamish, Eastern Klallam, Entiat, Flathead, Fraser River (Shuswap), Garibaldi-Nestucca, Hakamaugh, Halkomelem, Homalco-Klahoose-Sliammon, Homamish, Humptulips, Interior Salish, Island Comox, Kalispel, Katzie, Kikiallus, Kimsquit, Kinbasket (Shuswap), Klackarpun, Klallam, Knife (Thompson River), K'omoks, Kwantlen, Kwatna, Kwehtlmamish, Lakes, Lilloet, Lillooet, Lower Chehalis, Lower Cowlitz, Lower Kalispel, Lower Pend d'Oreille, Lower Skagit-Swinomish, Lummi, Lushootseed, Lytton, Mesekwegwils, Meshal, Methow, Miskaiwhu, Mount Currie-Douglas (St'at'imcets), Muckleshoot (Lushootseed), Musqueam, Nanaimo, Nehalem, Nicola Valley, Nisqually, Nlaka'pamuctsin, Nlaka'pamux, Nookachamps, Nooksack, North Straits (Northern Straits), Npoqínišcn, Nsilxcín, Nsyilxcn, Ntlakapmuk, Nusebchatl, Nuwhaha, Nuxált, Oakville Chehalis, Okanagan, Olympic, Pavilion-Bonaparte (Shuswap), Pend D'Oreille, Penticton Similkameen, Pentlatch, Pesquous, Puntlatch, Puntledge, Puyallup, Qalispé, Qlispé, Queets, Quilcene, Quilchena, Quinault, Qulispé, Saanich, Sahewamish, Saktamish, Samish, Sammamish, San Poil-Nespelem, Satsop, Sauk, Sauk-Suiattle, Sduhubš, Sechelt, Secwepemctsí, Secwepemctsín, Séliš, Semiahmoo, Seshelt, Sháshíshálh, Shashishalhem, Shotlemamish, Shuswap, Siletz, Skagit (Lushootseed), Skokomish, Skopamish, Skway, Skykomish, Sliammon, Smaliwhu, Smulkamish, Snchitsu'umshtsn, Snohomish, Snoqualmie, Snuneymuxw, Songhees, Songish, Sooke, Southern Okanagan, Spaxomin, Spokane, Spuzzum-Boston Bar, Squamish, Squaxin, Squaxin Island (Lushootseed), Squiaitl, Squiuamish, Staktalijamish, St'at'imcets, Stehcass, Steilacoom, Stillaguamish, Stkamish, Stkehlmish, Straits, Suiattle, Suquamish, Swinomish (Lushootseed), Tait, Tallheo, Tapeeksin, Tenino Chehalis, Thompson, Thompson Canyon, Thompson River, Tillamook, Tkwakwamish, Tsamosan, Tuwáduqutšad, Twana, Upper Chehalis, Upper Pend d'Oreille, Upper Skagit, Vernon, Wenatchee, Western Klallam, Westport-Shoalwater, Whulshootseed, Wynoochee, and Yilalkoamish.

Related Products

bulletLaserSalish – For a non-Unicode version of LaserSalish, available for both Windows and Macintosh, see LaserSalish. The non-Unicode font is not interchangeable with LaserSalish in Unicode, but contains a font with the same typestyle, covering the same languages, which will work in non-Unicode applications, such as QuarkXPress 6.5 and older, PageMaker, FrameMaker, and WordPerfect. Both Unicode and non-Unicode versions of LaserSalish may be installed on your system (since they have different file and font names) and may even be used in the same documents. They are not, however, interchangeable (you cannot type text with one font, highlight the text, and change it to the other font) because the encodings are different.

bulletLaserSalish Converter – Converts LaserSalish (ASCII-encoded) text in Word documents to the LaserSalishU Unicode-encoded fonts.


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