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Use PC-PATR with FLEx

A tool to use a PC-PATR grammar to (morphologically) disambiguate texts in FLEx.

Use PC-PATR with FLEx is a tool that can use a PC-PATR grammar to disambiguate a text or a portion of a text that has been analyzed in a FieldWorks Language Explorer project. You tell Use PC-PATR with FLEx the PC-PATR grammar file to use. Then you can choose a text or a portion of that text and ask Use PC-PATR with FLEx to try and disambiguate it.

Use PC-PATR with FLEx is compatible with version 9.0.4 Beta or higher of FLEx.

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Webonary

A tool for publishing dictionaries (bilingual or multilingual) on the web with a minimum amount of technical skill. 

Webonary includes the ability to set up Google analytics to track how many people visit your dictionary.

Scripture Forge

A web-based tool for testing Scripture translation text with a wider community. Text can be uploaded from Paratext files, users can submit feedback and the feedback can be brought back into Paratext as project notes. The team can enter custom comprehension questions, and users can comment on one another's responses. Access can be open to anyone or restricted to certain users. 

ScriptSource

ScriptSource is an online collaborative reference to the world's writing systems, with details about scripts, characters and languages, as well as current needs for software, fonts and keyboards for different scripts. Those with information to add about scripts can submit it in the appropriate place.

Language Forge

A web-based tool for collaborative dictionary making where any number of people could contribute. Access to editing and revising content can be restricted to specified users, but the larger community could interact and make suggestions. The data can be synced with FieldWorks. Audio input can be added to the dictionary. 

LinguaLinks Library, Logos Edition

LinguaLinks is a library of electronic resources (149 books and  223 journal issues) covering many topics in linguistics, sociolinguistics, literacy, language and culture learning, and translation. It has an extensive glossary and subject index

This is the same content as in the original LinguaLinks library, now made available on the Logos platform. 

SIL ViewGlyph

ViewGlyph is a utility that displays the glyphs contained in a font, as well as certain metrics and the contents of tables (such as name and cmap) within the font. 

Graphite

Graphite is a toolkit for developing "smart fonts" for complex scripts where the placement, order or selection of glyphs needs to adapt to the context. 

Examples of complex script behaviors Graphite can handle include:

  • contextual shaping
  • ligatures
  • reordering
  • split glyphs
  • bidirectionality
  • stacking diacritics
  • complex positioning

Ukelele

Ukelele is a keyboard layout creator for MacOS. It permits creating a new keyboard layout  that can be shared with other users. 

Font Development Tools

SIL Font developers have produced a number of utilities for viewing, modifying and developing fonts; that other font developers may find useful.