{hebrew} is about authoring and compiling TeX documents with Hebrew (and/or Yiddish) language content.

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Problem with MikTex and Hebrew when using 12pt font

I'm using MikTex 2.9 (on Windows 7), together with the culmus-latex pack (I used the instructions I found here: http://www.ma.huji.ac.il/~sameti/tex/culmusmiktex.html). When working with the default ...
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Reledmac and problems with RTL (Hebrew) lemmata in critical notes

I'm getting error's as soon as I start adding critical notes in my Hebrew text. I'm using XeTeX. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{b5paper} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Hebrew with English in a multicol setting

I'm trying to write a cheat sheet for a physics course, so the document is to be divided to 3 columns or so, using multicol. I've managed to get through the configuration of Hebrew and of the ...
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Line Breaking Question with Polyglossia

I am working with multiple languages (with polyglossia and XeLaTeX), and I am having issues with extra line breaks where I don't expect them, also likely related to an issue of not hyphenating where ...
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Why 'xelatex' fails to find the font?

I'm using xelatex the create a PDF from a tex file. Normally I use the command: \setmainfont{DejaVu Sans} \newfontfamily{\hebrewfont}{DejaVu Sans} Which successfully loads the font. Though when I ...
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Kashida-like Hebrew typesetting

I was wondering, what if there actually was a way to produce kashida-like typography in Hebrew in LaTeX. Not necessary as paragraph text, even as an image (nobody prints books like that to the best ...
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Writing with RTL language inside of formulas in LYX

I recently started using LYX and it's GREAT! I have configured it for using Hebrew and everything works fine except I can't write in Hebrew inside formulas normally. In the equations it won't let me ...
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Installing Hebrew for LyX on OS X Yosemite

I'm trying to install this as shown in the this link. But, I'm getting the following error message: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I guess I haven't specifyied the ...
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How can I use Hebrew page numbering for a few pages in an English document?

I am using polyglossia. I want one or two pages to use Hebrew and have Hebrew page numbering (and the Hebrew page numbering to appear in the ToC). I know that if the default language is Hebrew, and ...
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change columns order using multicols

I've divided a Hebrew paragraph to 3 columns, using \begin{multicols}{3} with \end{multicols}. The problem (since in Hebrew we write from right to left) is that the columns came up in the opposite ...
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Thumb index, with Right To Left language?

I've tried creating Thumb Indices, using thumbs package, in a Hebrew book, and it failed. Checked again the Readme, and the last line is: Right-to-left-writing with Polyglossary is probably ...
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Writing a Hebrew dictionary with XeLaTeX

BACKGROUND I'm trying to format a book with XeLaTeX. This book has been written with Word, and typesetted manually with a propriety program. Now I'm trying to build an automated flow that will ...
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Modify specific Hebrew “Alpha” numerals on page number

I get Hebrew numerals as page number, with this code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \setotherlanguage{english} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Footnote separator is on the wrong direction in Hebrew documents

I am using XeLaTeX and polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. I have found out that when I am using footnotes (when Hebrew is the default language), they appear on the right direction, but the footnote ...
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tikz-qtree is all messed up

I'm new to latex and I'm using Lyx to write my documents. Recently I needed to add binary trees to my document, and after some googling I found I could add the tikz-qtree package in order to draw ...
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Hebrew font characters not rendering in \caption command

I am using the polyglossia package from a TeXLive 2015 installation on a FreeBSD platform. Here is the relevant code from my preamble: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 ...
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Per-language bibliography strings don't work for me (biblatex/biber/polyglossia)

My bibliography contains both English and Hebrew entries. To accomplish this I am using XeTeX, biblatex (with biber and biblatex-apa), and polyglossia. Since biblatex does not come with Hebrew ...
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cjhebrew - niqud shifted to the right

I typeset a document with bits of hebrew text using the cjhebrew package. When the text is written exactly following the cjhebrew manual, e.g. \<+s:lAmim>, the vowel symbols (niqud) appear ...
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hyperref links break with pdftex + babel + Hebrew (or right-to-left language)

Using the babel package to write Hebrew text exposes incompatibilities with all sorts of other packages. This questions is about the incompatibility with hyperref. Basically, you can't get links with ...
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LyX: Adding External PDF in Hebrew File

I am trying to add an external pdf file in my document written in LyX, using the Hebrew Article document class. Following suggestions from other questions, I tried to use the "pdfpages" package but ...
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Handling left-to-right inside right-to-left paragraphs using Emacs and AUCTeX [closed]

I'm using Emacs to typeset a document which has English as its main language but which will use Hebrew and Greek as well. You can see on my screenshot how the \footnote command shows two open ...
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superscripting\stacking in hebrew text within a unicode aramaic font

I am trying to reproduce this in latex: and eventually this: I know that it has got to do with \stackengine, I tried it but it gave me nothing in pdf output. Here is what I did: ...
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Declaring Unicode characters for Imperial Aramaic through hebrew keyboard in a non hebrew document

I have very limited experience with regard to .tex, and I am writing this after 6 hours of independent research, the solution might be something very simple, but I just can't find it. Here is the ...
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Remove spacing between theorem environments in hebrew article

I'm making a cheat-sheet for an upcoming exam. It must be 1 A4 page (double sided). I've set the size of everything to tiny (it took quite a lot of effort) but now I have a serious problem with ...
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English text inside a Hebrew paragraph

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting, and this works wonderfully. However, recently I needed to incorporate English words inside Hebrew paragraphs. This compiles wrong, as it ...
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Latin characters with accents inside a Hebrew paragraph

This question is closely related to this one. I am trying to enter Latin characters with accents into a Hebrew paragraph, using XeLaTeX + polyglossia. It turns out that if I don't use the english ...
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Using — to produce Kav Mafrid (Hebrew dash) in XeLaTeX

I am using XeLaTeX + polyglossia for Hebrew typesetting. Recently I have encountered an issue with producing dashes (Kav Mafrid, in Hebrew) in Hebrew texts. The issue arises when I am using ...
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fancyhead R-L direction switched in RTL languages on some pages

I use fancyhead with the switches R and L. When I write a document in an RTL language (with babel), sometime the R and L directions are switched. I believe this has something to do with the text that ...
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Babel hebrew and koma-script letter

When I try to use babel hebrew together with the Komascript letter class there is a sequence of errors. After looking at the file hebrew.ldf, I think the reason is that babel hebrew checks for a list ...
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Insert hebrew at math-mode (LyX)

I'd like to insert some Hebrew words at math-mode at LyX, like can I inset \text or something like that... There is a way to do this? Even not at \text and by adding special characters (or things ...
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Order of words disturbed by using polyglossia with rtl language?

When having \setotherlanguage{hebrew} active, then even in an english environment it reverses the order of words in a \text{} and scrambles the labels for equations. Here is a minimal working example ...
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Babel for hebrew

I am not able to write in Hebrew with latex. Every time I try to compile the process ends with a question mark. The following is an example of the document I am using: \documentclass[dvips, a4paper, ...
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Coloring combining characters without changing color of a base character

Problem I am trying to find out is there a good way to paint combining characters without changing the color of the base character they are combined with. My actual problem case is to make some ...
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Hyphenation with Polyglossia

I'm working with a document in English and Hebrew (using polyglossia), and am trying to add hyphenation in Hebrew wherever a hyphen might be. Based on other questions/answers on this site, I have ...
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Installing hebrew (culmus) on Mac using TexLive

I am trying to follow the instructions below in order to install hebrew to work with Latex on a mac (Lion) running TexLive. The script seems to be outdated in so many ways... Could someone help me to ...
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Package of 'bidi.sty'

I'm trying to compile a hebrew Lyx file on Linux, and I get an error that the file 'bidi.sty' is not found. Which package has this file? I'd like to install it and see if it works...
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Latex with Hebrew

The babel attempt The following code, that contains Hebrew, is successfully imported to pdf using pdflatex: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[T1, OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Chicago Template Bib(La)Tex [Biber] convert to XeLaTeX for Hebrew support

%runs in texmaker with Quickbuild = pdflex->biblatex->pdflatex(x2)->view pdf %that makes all the citekeys hook up to the .bib file and makes ibid work and all that stuff Adding little bit ...
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Hebrew support in LaTeX (OS X Yosemite)

I managed a few weeks ago to make hebrew work on LaTeX (using TeXShop). Now I updated to MacTex 2015. Since the upgrade, the hebrew is gone! All I get is this non-informative message: kpathsea: ...
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different lang, write only right to left

I am using LYX. when I am writing a file in lyx that combines hebrew(RTL) and english(LTR) sometimes I write lines that start in english word this line and only this line that starts with english ...
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Using minted for syntax highlighting with RTL language reverses code

I'm writing a LyX document in Hebrew and I want to inset some inline code snippet but the code is reversed when rendered. The minimal lyx example is here. And it look like this: LyX source: ...
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Hebrew/English bracket placement in short English passage using XeTeX and polyglossia is wrong

The following is a minimal example of the broken bracket placement I observe using Hebrew and English in one document. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} % sans serif fonts in math mode ...
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Writing Hebrew With LyX

I am doing my first steps trying to write Hebrew articles with LyX (Or any other solution). I am using Mac and do not know what to do after I have download LyX. Thanks
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How to set up LaTeX to write in Hebrew on Ubuntu [closed]

I went through multiple guides and explanations until I finally managed to compile documents with mixed English and Hebrew. However, because of the multitude of methods I saw, I am now unsure whether ...
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How to install Tiqwah package

I've been trying to typeset a document in Biblical Hebrew, and ran into this document describing the Tiqwah LaTeX package. However, after trying tlmgr unsuccessfully, I have not been able to find out ...
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Numbering in TOC does not work with Hebrew numerals

I have noticed the following odd behavior: With Hebrew as main language and Arabic numerals the numbering in the table of contents is just as it should be, but with Hebrew letters as numerals it does ...
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Lyx in Hebrew doesn't work

I will write the order of when things started occurring. When I started writing with LyX, I couldn't write in Hebrew, until someone sent me this package called culmus, which fixes the problem. The ...
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Hyperref ruins formulas in Lyx 2.1

I am writing lecture notes in LyX 2.1 on Windows and I have recently enabled hyperref in document settings and since then I get strange crossed L marks before every formula I put, e.g.: Anybody ...
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\usepackage[english,ngerman,hebrew]{babel}: No file HE8pplx.fd. on input line <number> (with custom .cls)

I'm trying to use Hebrew in my document, but there seems to be a conflict (probably with some of the packages) which prevents me from doing so. The .tex I'm writing is using a custom .cls, which looks ...
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Lyx - hebrew titles (in bibtex) and hebrew text in document does not work

i am writing a thesis on israeli media in lyx, that means i have citations and newspaper articles (in bibtex) that are hebrew. both - writing in hebrew in the document and citing a hebrew source does ...