[sword-devel] Problems with Hebrew in SWORD

Chris Little sword-devel@crosswire.org
Fri, 21 Dec 2001 11:25:51 -0800

> 1.  The Masoretic marks that are not vowels points appear as "special
character" boxes.

This problem is fixed by installing the Code2000 Unicode font.  Or you
can install another Unicode font that supports the whole Hebrew range
and change the font= tag in the bhs.conf file.

> 2.  The right-to-left direction that Hebrew is read is not followed by
your browser.  So, sentences end up being partitioned inappropriately
> 3.  The numbers for the verse end up at the end of the verse, not the

These are both fixed in Sword 1.5.3 for Windows users.  Nothing has been
done yet for the Linux front ends.