• Part of a roofline shows from one building. Trees with fall color leaves on them fill most of the photo. A lamp-post is near center of the photo.

    Harpers Ferry Center

Hawaiian Diacritical Characters

Hawaiian diacritical marks are already included in all OpenType versions of NPS Rawlinson OT. To obtain Hawaiian diacritical marks for the OpenType version of Adobe Frutiger, you must request HFrutiger LT Std from the Office of NPS Identity (see "How to Contact Us" on the bottom of the Guidelines & Help page).

Accessing Hawaiian Diacritical Marks in Windows XP

Use your computer's numeric keypad to access Hawaiian diacritical marks as follows:

Windows XP Alt Codes for long vowels

Windows XP ALT Codes for long vowels

If you don't like to use keyboard shortcuts then you can always manually select the correct character using the Windows XP Character Map (under Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools), the Symbol palette in Microsoft Word; or the Glyph pallette in Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator.

Accessing Hawaiian Diacritical Marks in MacOSX

1) To enable your Hawaiian Keyboard, go to "System Preferences" and select International:

MacOS System Preferences

Check Hawaiian (will be farther down the list)

MacOS International Keyboards

2) Then, in InDesign or any other application when you want to use an Kakako, just select Hawaiian for your keyboard selection (upper right corner):

MacOS keyboard selector

3) Then hold down option + vowel to get the correct character.

You don't have to change back to the U.S. keyboard unless you need to use an edieresis (double dot over the vowel).

If you don't like to use shortcuts then you can always use the Glyph palette in Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator and manually select the correct character.

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