[b-hebrew] Hebrew email (was: Song of the Sea)

Dora Smith villandra at austin.rr.com
Fri Apr 16 20:38:09 EDT 2004


It doesn't work.  You mean press the right-hand shift and control keys
together, right?

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, Texas
villandra at austin.rr.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joel Nothman" <jnot4610 at mail.usyd.edu.au>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 8:28 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Hebrew email (was: Song of the Sea)


>
> It's quite simple to handle Hebrew on modern versions of MS Windows &
Office...
> I haven't worked out how to get good support yet on RedHat Linux (there is
> support, but not good support).
>
> Email programs, it just depends which program you use. I seem to do
alright with
> Hebrew in Opera's email program M2.
>
> One of the big issues in computing & Hebrew is not writing the Hebrew
> characters, not even the problem of placing the nikud on the Hebrew
letters, but
> moreso of writing right-to-left rather than left-to-right.
>
> In windows there is a nice shortcut that should work anywhere you can
enter
> text. Press Right-Ctrl-Shift to write right-to-left and Left-Ctrl-Shift to
write
> left-to-right. (ie. press left ctrl and left shift at the same time, etc.)
This
> should put the punctuation in the correct order.
>
> - Joel
>
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