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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
Just realized that the option is available by selecting the text and using the context menu. Unfortunately, converting it to NFC didn't help.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
I tried opening an html version with BabelPad, as you suggested, but the convert to NFC option was greyed out.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
Thanks, but this is somewhat over my head. I'd rather not start changing file types, as the file is heavily formatted. Do you suppose that using Word's "Find / Replace" (with ^u to target Unicode) would work? There are only about 30 affected characters, and changing them to their separate components (e.g. U+FB32 to U+05D2 and U+05BC) would seem to solve the problem.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
ok, matan. I very much appreciate your effort in trying to help!
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
RTF didn't help. Maybe using Word 2010 to save as RTF would accomplish something, but I doubt it.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
It's not just a display problem; there is also an issue that when I try to open the file with a Hebrew word processor (Davkawriter), it doesn't recognize those letters at all. So I really need to revert those letters to the earlier standard.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
Hmm. I wonder what would happen if you saved it as a really old format, maybe it would convert the letters back to standard characters so that it can display properly in Word 2003?
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
btw, I realized that the "Find" box does work properly if "match diacritics" is checked. So theoretically this could be solved using find/replace, but that would be quite tedious...
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
I don't have any other version of Word. Changing the font doesn't help. Here is a link to a doc with a word from the file, so you can see what I mean.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
It would seem that find/replace could solve the problem, but when I enter the unicode values for the offending letters in Word's "Find" box, it selects not only the letter but also the nekudah that follows it.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
It's actually someone else's file, which I don't have permission to upload. I don't know how the nikkud was added, but I suspect that it was done in a recent version of Word that handles it in a way that is not recognized by my Word 2003.
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comment Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word
As far as I can tell, this add-on just streamlines the process of adding vowels, but will not fix the entire file at once. I am dealing with a very large file and don't want to redo the whole thing!
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