Fonts for Typing Special Characters
To type Senegalese languages it is necessary to use a font that contains the special characters used in these languages. SIL Senegal has developed several fonts that are designed for this purpose. These include sans-serif and serif fonts.
To help in typing these special characters, there are several software keyboarding solutions available.
SIL Senegal Fonts
Andika SEB, optimized for reading...
Andika SEB is a sans-serif font designed for literacy use, taking into account the needs of beginning readers.
Charis SIL SEB, optimized for printing...
Charis SIL SEB is a serif, proportionally-spaced font optimized for clarity and readability in printed documents.
Doulos SIL SEB, optimized for screens...
Doulos SIL SEB is a serif, proportionally-spaced font optimized for clarity and readability on-screen at small font sizes.
The following table shows some of the differences between the various recommended SIL fonts: