a product designed specifically to support the Farsi
(or Persian) alphabet. In addition to English, this
language is supported with keyboard mapping, fontset,
system messages, screen and display management, collating
sequences, and date and time routine services.
is an extension to the UNIX operating system Kernel.
A virtual driver is added to the kernel, processing
on exceptional basis the Farsi characters. A special
shell and a variety of commands are added to complete
will permit staff in your office to share and use existing
UNIX character based applications in Farsi with little
or no adjustement. With LangBox International's load
and go transparency a user can obtain an English word
processor, data base manager, spreadsheet or any 8-bit
clean application and use it immediately - with no modification
to the application - in Farsi. He/She can even mix Farsi
and English characters and text within one document
with a keystroke. Such bilingual power and elegance
was never before possible.
following features are available on LANGBOX-FAR:
keyboard : The keyboard mapping may be switched
to English or Farsi by a simple keystroke. Farsi letters
are indicated by keyboard stickers.
codeset : The following character codeset is supported
under LANGBOX-FAR :
support of Input/Output processing.
Commands and Utilities
kinds of commands are added under the LANGBOX bilingual
LANGBOX-FAR shells :
offers two national shells allowing :
setting of environment variable.
screen management and the display processing
depending on the language selected.
shells are : esh for English; fsh
bilingual LANGBOX-FAR and UNIX commands
and utilities :
commands and utilities are the following :
fcharset, fload, fmode, farsi, context, dataproc, english,
hindi, neutral, nocontext, nohindi, wordproc, fdisp, find,
fxtract, fxec, fsetup, fmask.
rfed, fcal, fcancel, fcat, fcp, fdate, fed, fmkdir, fln, flp,
fls, frmdir, fmv, fpr, fpwd, frm, fvi, ftail, fvedit, fwc.
commands return national (English or Farsi) state
or error messages depending on the shell selected.
Unix Graphic Interfaced terminal emulator based on
X Window and its library are supported. This includes
scoterm on Open Desktop of SCO, xterm, sheltool and
cmdtool on Open Window of Sun, etc...
for Farsi supports ISIRI 2900 codeset.
to SCO UNIX System V, CDC EP/IX and Intergraph CLIX.
emulators under X Window and other windowing environments
are fully supported on these plateforms.
equipment running any version of UNIX. The product
can also be ported to a variety of super micros and
minis. Call us for more information.
PC's (80386/486), the EGA or VGA cards are supported
with the virtual screens.
variety of terminals and printers are supported. All
terminals and printers supporting one of the LANGBOX
codesets or downloadable are supported.