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Google recently released Google Hindi IME (Input Method Editor, a techy name for keyboard) which I now saw with my friend's Nexus 4. It has the requested Rupee symbol:


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If you are ready to shell out a few bucks then you can buy SwiftKey. It shows the rupee symbol over the key 'X'. Just make sure you set the language of your phone to "English (India)" otherwise you won't get the rupee symbol (link). There is also a trial version of SwiftKey available for one month.


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I have a GS4 vers. 4.3 I had the same problem. But the use of the volume key solves my issue. Resized using volume key while in the messaging mode. Viola!


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Can someone please explain all the steps involved in the process of displaying the Indic font by Firefox browser (in the particular scenario explained above)? The indicfont.ttf was placed in the /system/fonts directory. If you have control over the website, I suggest you should add a @font-face rule to the site's CSS stylesheet. This will work on all ...


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To answer the second part of your question first: 'Why does the previous solution only work on Firefox browser and not on other mobile browsers?' You are using TTF file. This type of font file is supported by firefox , Safari and Chrome. The other browsers may not support it. For eg: IE supports EOT ; Opera supports SVG etc. But mostly all android browsers ...


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Not sure about keyboard font but maybe you can change the font in apps. Check out this link - Custom fonts in apps. And also this link - Custom fonts in apps 2. Link 2 is from external site.


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Fonts are always stored at /system/fonts. By changing the system font to Chinese, and looking in that directory, you may be able to find the font. Hope this helps.


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You should follow the developer's step-by-step instructions. To summarise, if you downloaded a zip file, first unzip it (using any zip file app) to get to the .ttf or .otf file, then click that file to open it in Phonto, which will add the font.


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I have not seen any setting to change the font size. However, you can pinch-in and pinch-out to zoom.


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You can also use AnySoftKeyboard, which supports the ₹ symbol now. Just long-tap the $ key.



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