[b-hebrew] Embedding Hebrew in HTML

Richard aaa at endlyss.com
Tue Jul 27 00:51:21 EDT 2010


How do you do this with Linux? I would love to know. Do you use a particular 
editor? That would be a great capability to have.

Richard Conaway



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "K Randolph" <kwrandolph at gmail.com>
To: "B-Hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2010 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Embedding Hebrew in HTML


> Ken:
>
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Kenneth Litwak <javajedi2 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
>
>>  I am putting some journal article titles and abstracts on to a web page.
>>  As it happens (a rare event), there are three Hebrew words in one of the
>> abstracts.  What is the easiest, fastest way to put a few Hebrew words
>> into
>> HTML?  I don't suppose I can put a CSS tag in for "FONT=HEBREW" can I?
>> That
>> would be too simple I suppose.  I've not posted Hebrew on the web or in
>> email ever so I'm not set up with Unicode or anything like that.  My
>> source
>> is a Word doc but I don't know what font was used there, as what I got is
>> gibberish.  I have the actual printed journal to use for the Hebrew
>> words.
>>  Thanks.
>>
>> Ken
>>
>> How far are you able to control the html in the web pages?
>
> When I post to the web, I use either a Macintosh or Linux box because I
> can
> have both of them default to UTF-8 encoding. I don’t know how to do that
> in
> Windows™ or if it is even possible. UTF-8 encoding not only allows me to
> enter any language, but also special characters in English like n-dash,
> m-dash, bullets (even make them using dingbats), quotes instead of inches,
> apostrophes instead of feet, and so forth. This is my 2¢.
>
> To encode a web page in UTF-8, I add after the header,
> <BODY lang="UTF-8" DIR="LTR">
> then type away.
>
> Incidentally, Gmail uses UTF-8 as its default encoding.
>
> Or you can do as Steve Miller mentions.
>
> Karl W. Randolph.
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