SIL Ezra in HTML

Don A. Elbourne Jr. delbourne at home.com
Fri Dec 1 08:54:33 EST 2000


Jim, John, and all,

I'm running the latest IE 5.5 under WinMe. After I wrote that e-mail, I
started wondering what the font would look like with other browsers. I only
have IE installed on this box right now. Is there anyone on the list running
Netscape?

I'm wondering if there might be a CSS or IE specific work around for this.
I'll do some digging.

Don A. Elbourne Jr.
http://elbourne.org





> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim & Anne Henderson [mailto:Jim-Anne_Henderson at SIL.org]
> Sent: Friday, December 01, 2000 1:21 AM
> To: Don A. Elbourne Jr.; Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: Re: SIL Ezra in HTML
>
>
> Don A. Elbourne Jr." <delbourne at home.com> writes:
> > I'm working with the OTA BHS text and trying to place it in HTML. For
> some
> > reason the SIL EZRA font does not render correctly in HTML. The vowel
> > pointing takes their own character place instead of overstriking the
> > consonant. I thought that perhaps this was simply a limitation of HTML,
> but
> > when I tried the same thing with the BWHebb BibleWorks font, the text
> > renders correctly.
> >
> Which browser gives this behaviour?
>
> I have been preparing HTML texts with SIL Ezra successfully with
> Microsoft's IE 5.0, but when I changed to 5.5, I got the behaviour you
> describe.  I have documented it at http://home.dencity.com/Jim-Henderson/
> and reported it to Microsoft, but of course I have heard nothing back from
> them.
>
> I have tested your example in IE5.5, and found the problem you describe
> with Ezra, but not with BWHebb.
>
> Regards,
>     Jim
> Jimh at Sydney.dialix.com.au
>
>




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