Questions tagged [hebrew]

Use for questions about input, processing, and output in the Hebrew language or alphabet, which is written right-to-left. Support for Hebrew text may require certain configurations or fonts to be enabled.

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How to fix wrong parenthesis direction in Hebrew text in Google Chrome?

A few months ago, a weird behavior emerged whenever I open the Hebrew Wikipedia page on my Mac using Chrome. The parenthesis and brackets are reversed. Here's an example from https://he.wikipedia.org/...
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how to rename folders to Hebrew via ssh? Ubuntu 18.04

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS server that I bought online, and for example, I would like to rename 'photos' folder to "תמונות" which means photos in Hebrew. How can I do that? I can't even type in ...
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NFS mounted to drive fails with Hebrew file names

I have an NFS mounted to a drive on windows. With English filenames all is working as expected. Whit Hebrew I get this error: “The file name(s) would be too long for the destination folder. You can ...
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Strings turn to gibberish when opening excel

I'm working at a company that have a running web-app for accounting management. I've recently received a complaint regarding exporting a report via email in excel format (the report contains ...
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Some X apps accept my non-Latin characters, some ignore them

I'm using an X environment with a dual keyboard layout: us,il. Now, in some of my applications, and in the il layout, Hebrew characters don't register, while punctuation marks do. In other apps, ...
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changing adapter name from hebrew to english

using: netsh interface ipv4 show interfaces i get the following outcome: Idx Met MTU State Name --- ---------- ---------- ------------ -----------------------...
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export Outlook messages in hebrew to excel

I have thousands of emails in outlook which I would like to perform queries on in excel. I tried exporting to csv but all my hebrew characters appear as question marks. The only other export option I ...
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How to fix bidi problems in Microsoft Word

I'm currently having issues with Microsoft Word being slightly too helpful. I have a few documents in Hebrew that were written in Word 2007, that when viewed in later versions come out completely ...
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ms word find/replace highlighted text, doesn't work on this mix of hebrew and english in right to left mode

I have this word document one could produce it manually, or download it from http://ge.tt/8zgZScd2 with firefox(chrome blocks that site for no good reason). Or you can download it from here You ...
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Hebrew text appear as squares with question mark on whatsapp for web/chrome/macbook pro

I'm using WhatsApp on the web with my Chrome browser (I have a MacBook Pro). While the Hebrew text appears OK on the left and the input panels, the Hebrew characters on the main "chat panel" appear as ...
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How to convert Hebrew ID3/metadata tags from CP1255 to UTF-8?

I have numerous MP3 (and perhaps files in other audio formats) whose meta-data tags (ID3v1 and/or ID3v2 for the case of MP3) include Hebrew characters in CP1255 charset (or ISO-8859-8i, essentially ...
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Paleo-Hebrew (Ancient Hebrew) font isn't equivalent with modern Hebrew keys in Win10

I've installed the Paleo-Hebrew (PH) alphabet font in my Win10. I can use it in MS word after installation but the problem is the PH Alef (𐤀) Isn't eqivalent to the MH Alef (א). Moreover, when I go ...
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Windows 10 File Explorer | bad characters in file names in search results

I using Win10 (upgraded from Win7 a few weeks ago) in English, and Hebrew as added supported language. Basically everything is fine with Hebrew files names, folder names and so on, except for one ...
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how to fix Hebrew font in Chrome browser after installing Windows 10?

Yesterday I installed Windows 10 and suddenly only in Chrome my Hebrew font showed up as squares instead of Hebrew letters. How can I solve it? *Note: it's only in Chrome version 44.0.2403.125
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How to set a right-to-left paragraph in a Tumblr post?

Tumbler used to allow right aligned paragraphs, which is useful in RTL languages (e.g., Hebrew or Arabic). In the past, I'd create Right-to-Left paragraphs - by entering either of the following in the ...
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Distorted text on certain systems (gibberish) on a delphi 6 based program

Our company uses software which was developed in Delphi 6. The main language is Hebrew (this problem began few years ago) - in some systems we get gibberish values instead of Hebrew text. This ...
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Hebrew Nikkud on MS Word

I have seen multiple answers related to inserting nikkud (Hebrew vowels) in Microsoft Word. That is not my question. My question is as follows: When I type hebrew with nikkud in MS Word (Font: Frank-...
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Maintaining word order when copying Hebrew from and SE site to MS Word

When I try to copy text from Mi Yodeya (the Judaism SE site, which I usually render in Chrome) into a MS Word document (using Word 2007 on Windows 7), e.g. this one, I find that Hebrew text comes ...
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How to add Hebrew vowels in Word 2010

With older versions of windows I would do this but that doesn't work anymore with Word 2010.
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Weird issue with Hebrew vowels in Microsoft Word

I have a Microsoft Word document with Hebrew, and some of the vowel marks seem to be separate from the letters they are supposed to be under. Example: Using a string analyzer, I determined that the ...
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Convert between UTF-8 to 1255 online and locally?

I have this HTML file <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> <HTML DIR="RTL" LANG="HE"> <HEAD> <META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; ...
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How do I get Word 2007 to spell check Hebrew?

I have bought a laptop with Windows 8 installed. I installed Office 2007, but for some reason I can't get Word to check spelling in Hebrew, even though I've added it. In the language screen, English ...
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How do I set the the text direction in word 2010 to right to left for languages like Hebrew or Arabic when copy/pasting?

In Office word 2010, when I want to create a new style, under the paragraph section the direction (left-to-right and right-to-left) is disabled. Can I modify the direction then? Added for mahmoud ...
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How do I keep the text language, direction, and alignment the same when replying to html emails and inserting a signature?

One of my users has the following issue in Outlook 2003: When she creates a new message with her signature automatically appended, the text direction is right to left as it should be (all the ...
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My powerpoint seems working in right-to-left

I don't seem to find a way to switch it off. See picture. There seems to be no way to say the paragraph is not RTL. There are addable RTL buttons in the customize ribbon dialog, but they are grayed ...
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Subtitles in VLC are displayed as question marks

I can't reproduce what made it happen, but since yesterday, for all the movies I play with VLC - their subtitles (Hebrew) are displayed as question marks. Any resolution? Way to find the source of ...
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Keyboard Layout Creation in Ubuntu 12.04

Main question: how to make custom key mappings / keyboard layouts in Ubuntu 12.04 In English I type in Dvorak. I need to type Hebrew sometimes so in Windows7 I made a custom layout Hebrew-phonetic ...
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Change excel encoding

Some ill-written program has exported an Excel file with the wrong Hebrew encoding, with cryptic strings like: ãåç ì÷åçåú äåãòåú åéîé äåìãú Using an encoding-solver site, I found out that the ...
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Mapping Keyboard to different pictures

I modified the Windows Hebrew keyboard to place the Hebrew vowels in place of the number keys in the base state for easier use. (Standard access is through CAPLOCK+SHIFT+number). When you type a ...
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Convert Unicode code point to corresponding character in Excel spreadsheet

I use the CHAR() function to convert an extended ASCII value into a character. What do I use to convert a Unicode code point into a character? I'm building a Hebrew conversion chart. For example, ...
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Open Office \ Microsoft Word compatibility problems with paragraph directions

I'm trying to use Open Office (specifically, I tested LibreOffice 3.3) for writing documents, which should be shared with MS Word users. This documents include Hebrew text, that uses right to left ...
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Hebrew (utf8) characters in windows cmd console

I previously asked this Q: utf8 hebrew on mysql console on debian (via putty on windows) And managed to get it working by starting mysql with --default-character-set=utf8 and setting putty to show ...
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utf8 hebrew on mysql console on debian (via putty on windows)

I have a my sql server running on a debian linux hosted at linode.com some of my data has hebrew characters in it. I am connecting to the server via putty ssh on windows 7. when I run the sql admin ...
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Typing Accent Marker in Hebrew on Mac

I'm learning ancient Hebrew and wanted to make a document full of the vocabulary words I need to memorize so that I can study during my other classes. I noticed that OSX's built-in Hebrew fonts do not ...
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Mac Hebrew/English Uppercase

On Windows, when I am typing in Hebrew, I can press Shift and a letter and get the English letter typed. This is very usefull as I don't have to change keyboard layouts all the time if I want to write ...
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How to do OCR on a PDF document? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract text with OCR from a PDF on Linux? I have a few documents in English and Hebrew that I scanned in and converted to PDF format. Is there some free or cheap ...
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I'm looking for a hebrew font

I'm looking for a (preferably free) hebrew font that the letter ח ("Chet"/"Ches") is shaped like the upper half of the letter "s" and is not a script font. The letter ל (lamed) should be shaped like a ...
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Know of any invisible right-to-left characters in Unicode?

A common problem with right-to-left text and many text editors is that while the actual right-to-left characters are written right-to-left, the punctuation (nominally) following such a sentence is ...
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How do you synchronize a Sansa Clip player with Windows XP?

I have connected a Sansa Clip player to my Windows XP desktop. I managed to copy mp3 files to the player, but could not get their meta data, specifically song and artist names in Hebrew. How do you ...
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How to enter hebrew with diacritics (“nikkud”) in windows

How to enter hebrew with diacritics ("nikkud") in windows