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Besides a mathematical inclination, an exceptionally good mastery of ones native tongue is the most vital asset of a competent programmer. -Edsger Dijkstra

Install Python

Ensure that you have Python installed. For Windows users, the simplest method is to download and run the Windows Installer. For other platforms, and more questions, see the To Begin With section on WERD Home

Install At Least One Font

Ensure that you have one of these supported fonts installed.
  • Shivaji01
  • Shivaji02
  • Shivaji05
  • xdvng
  • aakruti-dev
  • Gargi
  • Note that these fonts are available on the web at many different locations and are made available on these pages only for your convenience, and this should not be construed as re-distribution of these fonts. WERD acknowledges the rights of respective copyright holders for these fonts. If you are a copyright holder for one of these fonts and wish to have it removed from these pages, please log a bug in the Tracker at WERD's Project Page and the needful will be done.

    Steps for installing a font on Windows :
    Lets say, for example, that you want to install the Shivaji01 font.

  • 0. Download Shiv01.ttf.
  • 1. If you are using Netscape, to download this file on your PC you may need to hold SHIFT KEY down while clicking on Shiv01.ttf.If you are using IE, to download this file on your PC you will need to right click on Shiv01.ttf and select Save As. Otherwise click on Shiv01.ttf file of size 54K. Note down the directory location where you download the Shiv01.ttf file
  • 2. Click START -- Settings -- Control Panel and open Control Panel Window.
  • 3. Double Click Fonts file and open it.
  • 4. Click File "Install New Fonts" to open "add fonts" Window.
  • 5. Adjust the Drives and Folders to the location where you have the file Shiv01.ttf
  • 6. Once this is done you should see Shivaji01(True Type) name in the List of Fonts window.
  • 7. Click on the name Shivaji01 (True Type) name to highlight the name and hit OK This will install the Shivaji01 font on your PC.
  • Note: The same instructions should be followed for each font.

    Download and Install WERD

    There is only one file to download.

  • Just create a directory, say "WERD" on your computer and save the file in that directory. Thats it ! If you are on unix, ensure that has executable permissions. Then change to that directory and ...


    run WERD on unix: ./
    run WERD on Windows: Just double-click