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Transliteration Tool on Wiki in Punjabi need improvement
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The transliteration tool in Punjabi needs some improvement.

  1. Every character has a halant(ਸ੍) instead of (ਸ) with it so we have to type "a" after every character. This increases the no. of keystrokes. We need some other method for the typing the conjuncts.
  1. Punjabi has only a few conjuncts so instead of a halant with every character we need some other method to type the conjunct character. Only three consonants are used as conjuncts; ਹ੍ as in ਨ੍ਹ = ਨ+ਹ੍; half rara - ਰ੍ as in ਪ੍ਰ = ਪ+ਰ੍; and half vava - ਵ੍ as in ਸ੍ਵ = ਸ+ਵ੍. Read more here https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Punjabi/Gurmukhi/Conjuncts

3. The default numerals should be 1,2,3 instead of ੧,੨,੩. We have a gadget if anyone wants to see the Gurmukhi numerals.

  1. If possible add a method to type full stop(.) in this method.

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Task 3 of description is not needed and should not be done, this will eliminate Gurmukhi digits from keyboard which are very much needed to type Gurmukhi digits in a punjabi Gurmukhi keyboard as per international Unicode Gurmukhi chart , refer my comments at T102455 and agreement of @satdeep_gill thereof in his comments.

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