IMPORTANT NOTE: Though the TamilKey extension works on all the other websites with Firefox 6.x and above, its not working fine with Google search page (search textbox),
Hence this version is incompatible with Google Search page on Firefox 6.x and above.
We are working on to fix this issue and 0.4.4 update will have this issue fixed.
A utility for typing in Tamil language. It will be ideal for Tamil bloggers.
Tamilkey will support most of the popular keyboard layouts used among Tamils. Currently Tamilkey supports Anjal, Tamilnet99, Bamini, Old and New Tamil typewriter, Inscript and Avvai keyboard layouts.
Your computer should have at least one Tamil Unicode font.
Steps for usage:
1. Install the Tamilkey extension and restart the Firefox.
2. Keep the cursor in any text field in the browser and press the following Hot keys for the respective keypad maps start typing in Tamil language!
Alt+F6 => Avvai
Alt+F7 => Inscript
Alt+F8 => Anjal
Alt+F9 => Tamil 99
Alt+F10 => Bamini
Alt+F11 => Old Typewriter
Alt+F12 => New Typewriter
The above keyboard layouts can also be selected using the Right Click context menu.
To switch back to English typing, Press F9. You can also use F9 to toggle between English and the selected Tamil keyboard layout.
You can assign different Hot keys to your convenient key combinations using the "Options" menu of this extension.
You can also customize the right click context menu the "Options" menu.
Happy Tamil Typing !!!
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