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Are different writing systems other than (extended) Latin alphabet used in Esperanto?

Would using (for example) cyrillic for writing in Esperanto be considered correct? Екземпле, чу чи тиу фразо естас коректа ен Есперанто? Се ви компренас серба цирила алфабето, ви повус капабли ...
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How do people publish books in Esperanto?

Are there official publishers who work with Esperanto authors? Or is there some sort of semi-vanity publishing arrangement for most Esperanto works?
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Kiel oni povas mallongigi la vortojn „ŝalti/malŝalti“ aŭ „enŝalti/elŝalti“?

Tiujn vortojn oni ofte uzas en komputilaj programoj kaj sur aparatoj. Jen ekzemploj en kelkaj lingvoj: on/off — angle. Mi pensas, ke tiuj vortoj estas mallongigoj de turn on/turn off; включено/...
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Kiel mallongigi kunmetitajn vortojn?

En Esperanto, oni mallongigas nomojn aŭ esprimojn, plejparte uzante la komencan literon de ĉiu vorto en la nomo/esprimo, ekz.: UEA = Universala Esperanto-Asocio TEJO = Tutmonda Esperantista ...
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When is it appropriate with technical or scientific words to use transliteration vs the original word?

A good example of this is ATP, or adenosine triphospate. I know that the periodic table has been esperantized, but chemistry has a lot of specialty terms that probably won't be voted on by the ...
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Kial estu spaco antaŭ “mil” sed ne antaŭ “cent” aŭ “dek”?

La nombro 3539 estu skribata: tri mil kvincent tridek naŭ, kun spaco inter tri kaj mil. Kial?
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Esperanto cursive writing

What is the generally approved way to write in cursive in Esperanto? Most likely all standard letters are written in the same way as in English (are they?) What are the best practices of writing "...
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What are the rules of abbreviating words in Esperanto?

I am specifically asking about abbreviating words with a dot, like in English: Prof. (Professor) W. Jefferson (West Jefferson), etc. I am not a native English speaker and I have absolutely no idea ...
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How do I transform text typed with the x-system into well-formed Esperanto with ĉapeloj?

Is there an online service that we can use to automatically transform this: Mi mangxas mangxajxon into this: Mi manĝas manĝaĵon
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How can we motivate Microsoft to release a native esperanto keyboard layout for Windows? [closed]

Has someone tried it, e.g. using a petition? What was the result? I am not interested in any additional software. Just a native keyboard layout for Windows.