(You may wish to print out this page for your reference before
1. Click on this link to download the file adarshalipifontsfonts.zip and save it on your desktop (or within a new folder).
The compressed file adarshalipifontsfonts.zip contains the following six *.TTF font files:
You should be able to extract all of these files by right-clicking on the compresed file (i.e., click on the file name of the downloaded adarshalipifonts.zip file, with the right button of your mouse), and then choosing "Extract All..."
2. Click on the Windows Start button, select Control Panel, then double-click on the Fonts icon. (If you don't see the Fonts icon, please read the next paragraph.) Next, you will see the Fonts window open up. Now, drag and drop the six *.TTF files into this Fonts window. That's it! That should install the necessary fonts on your system.
[If you don't see the Fonts icon in your Control Panel, but you can see Pick a category instead, then please do the following. Click on Switch to Classic View on the left hand column. In the classic view, you should see the Fonts icon. Double-click on the Fonts icon to open up the Fonts window. Then, drag and drop the six *.TTF files into this Fonts window to install the required fonts.]
Check for correct installation: To verify that you font installation was done correctly, first, please refresh/reload this web page. If you have the fonts installed correctly, you will be able to read the following test line in Bangla. Otherwise, it will look like gibberish.
Test line: hZÑj¡m¡ - h¡wm¡ V¡Cf Ll¡l pqSaj Ef¡uz
If you are able to read the preceding line in Bangla, you have the fonts installed correctly. Congratulations!
For a confirmation (optional), you may also open a word processor program like MS Word and look for the Adarshalipi and Lipi fonts in the word processor's font selection tool. (Look for the font slection tool in the menu bar in the top panel.) In it, you
should see "AdarshaLipiExp" and two other fonts in the same
family, and also "LipiExp" and two other fonts in its family
as choices for your MS Word fonts.
If the test line in the preceding section (with the brown background) appears to you as gibberish, and you do not see the Adarshalipi and Lipi fonts in your MS Word program, please follow these steps: