[b-hebrew] testing

Dora Smith villandra at austin.rr.com
Sat Apr 24 21:49:49 EDT 2004


I think I had Ezra and Hebrew ASDF - both.  It installed the Hebrew ASDF on
top of my English, with the result that after I sent that test, went to bed
for the night, and rebooted, and I could not type in English until I removed
it!

Let's try this again.

שששננננננללללללללל

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, Texas
villandra at austin.rr.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Kirk" <peterkirk at qaya.org>
To: "Dora Smith" <villandra at austin.rr.com>
Cc: "b-hebrew list" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2004 4:14 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] testing


> On 23/04/2004 21:13, Dora Smith wrote:
>
> >Well, it displayed on my computer.
> >
> >I'm also having other problems.   Only Ezra SIL will display niqqud, and
it
> >doesn't have a standard keyboard layout, which means the Hebrew learn to
> >type program won't work.
> >
> >jAm I missing something?  You all sent stuff to me with the niqqud typed,
> >and it didn't look like unicode.    Stuff with the niqqud is all over the
> >web, too.
> >
> >FRED disappears every time I press "enter".  How do you get from one line
to
> >the next?
> >
> >Unipad won't let you change the font.  It will let you install keyboards,
> >but it looks for a different type of file than my keyboards exist on.
> >Anyway to use it?
> >
> >
> >
> >Yours,
> >Dora Smith
> >Austin, Texas
> >villandra at austin.rr.com
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Dora Smith" <villandra at austin.rr.com>
> >To: "b-hebrew list" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
> >Sent: Friday, April 23, 2004 10:58 PM
> >Subject: [b-hebrew] testing
> >
> >
> >שדדגגככחחחחחעעעעעע
> >
> >See if first line displays in Hebrew.  Should be unicode.
> >
> >Now how to add niqqud?   Can't figure it out in any of the fonts -
unicode
> >or standard.
> >
> >Yours,
> >Dora Smith
> >Austin, Texas
> >villandra at austin.rr.com
> >
> >
>
> Dora, you appear to have Unicode Hebrew working. Congratulations! How
> did you do that, i.e. which program and keyboard?
>
> Fonts and keyboards are quite independent. So if you can display Ezra
> SIL with niqqud, you can use any keyboard which generates niqqud. The
> ones which come with Ezra SIL do this only with a phonetic layout. It
> sounds as if you want to use more like the Israeli standard layout. If
> so, you need to find a keyboard driver which generates niqqud and uses
> this layout. The Microsoft Israeli keyboard does this, but it uses
> obscure and difficult key combinations for niqqud. Perhaps someone else
> can tell you how to access these, or suggest to you a suitable keyboard.
>
> --
> Peter Kirk
> peter at qaya.org (personal)
> peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
> http://www.qaya.org/
>




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