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#1 Timothy Jenney

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 12:28 PM

Rejoice!

 

The latest updates for Apple's Keynote and Pages include better handling of RTL languages. The announcement specifically mentions Hebrew and Arabic. I haven't yet tried them out, but thought I'd let everyone know.


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Posted 15 June 2017 - 04:45 PM

Hi,

 

FWIW, there are several problems with SBL Hebrew and Acc fonts in the newest version of Pages:

 

Attached File  SBL Heb and Acc in Pages.png   133.24KB   1 downloads

 

It should look like this, which is Ezra SIL in Word:

 

Attached File  Ezra SIL in Word.png   82.7KB   1 downloads

 

Ezra SIL works best in Pages right now; it looks like the screenshot from Word, except פָּנָֽ֗יַ looks like it does in SBL Heb and Acc.

 

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Michel

 

 

Edit: In case someone needs this,

 

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Edited by Michel Gilbert, 15 June 2017 - 05:06 PM.






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