[b-hebrew] Hebrew font

Christopher Kimball transcriber at tanach.us
Sat Nov 17 13:31:43 EST 2007

In some systems square boxes indicate that the system font lacks the 
specified Unicode character.  System fonts for Hebrew are usually 
designed for Israeli Hebrew which doesn't use accents and will display 
boxes if the text contains accents.

The SBL Hebrew font, SBL_Hbrw.ttf, has all the accents defined in the 
latest version of Unicode, Unicode 4.1, and is available for FREE at

http://www.sbl-site.org/educational/biblicalfonts.aspx .

It displays properly in all recent Windows systems.  Linux and Mac OS X 
systems have rendering problems with this version of the font and don't 
display the text very well.

Chris Kimball
West Redding, CT

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