[sword-devel] Problem with Hebrew and English and Strongs in SWORD Parallel view (RtL and LtR)

crosswire.w.micmurphys crosswire.w.micmurphys at spamgourmet.com
Fri Feb 25 14:28:33 MST 2011

Chris Little-2 wrote:
> If you intended Hebrew text to come through, it didn't. You aren't very 
No, that wasn't supposed to have any Hebrew.  It was supposed to be a
graphic indication of, "wait for it...."  ;-)

Chris Little-2 wrote:
> specific about which front end you're using, but I assume you meant "The 
> SWORD Project for Windows" (BibleCS). It has a significantly different 

Your assumption is correct.  Since I wasn't certain if the problem was with
BibleCS front end or the SWORD lib / DLL itself I was intentionally leaving
the frontend as an open ended question and hoping to elicit a response from
some users of other front ends to help isolate / pinpoint the problem.  

Thanks for the feedback.  

On 2/24/2011 11:58 PM, crosswire.w.micmurphys wrote:
> Here's an interesting exercise.
> 1) Start The SWORD Project (or Bible program of choice)
> 2) Go to the Parallel view
> 3) Select OSMHB for your first Bible
> 4) Select KJV for your second Bible
> 5) Note the word order in the Hebrew in particular
> 6) Now turn on the Strongs numbers
> 7) Note the word order of the Hebrew
> .
> .
> .
> On mine the Hebrew word order is reversed.
> the above sentence would look like
> reversed. is order word Hebrew the mine On
> If the Strongs numbers are off, both texts look fine.  But if the numbers
> are on then things look decidedly weird.  Anyone else see this or is it
> just
> me?

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