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

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How to use \cutout command in shapepar package in Hebrew

I know that for inserting a cutout I can use the syntax as shown in this thread: \cutout{r}(-4em,5\baselineskip)\shapepar{\squareshape} cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut cut ...
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Keep Latin Modern as the font used inside math equations

In a Hebrew document, I changed the fonts as in the MWE below. The thing is that when I have some text typed inside \text{…}, the font used to print it is not the font used for math. How do I fix it? ...
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Hebrew LaTeX on android

Until now I've been using LyX on a computer, and I managed to use it for hebrew by installing Hebrew columns for MikTeX. Now I bought a tablet (Android) and I need a way to use VerbTeX for hebrew. ...
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Hebrew letters differentiate between final and non final forms

I had installed cjhebrew package on Mac OS and TeXShop. Hebrew letters. Issue: I had a hard time to differentiate: The small k is suppose to typset a Kaf symbol while K supposed to typset a Kaf final ...
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How to use English letters in a Hebrew document

I'm pretty new to latex and am trying to write a Hebrew document that is containing some English letters, but every time I insert an English letter it's shown as capital letter. Is there any way to ...
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Subcaptions in Hebrew XeLaTeX

I have a pdfLaTeX document with lots of TikZ drawings placed in subfigures with individual captions (using the Springer class svmono). I tried to translate to Hebrew XeLaTeX using the subcaption ...
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English bibliography in Hebrew document (XeTeX)

I am writing a Hebrew document all of whose bibliography entries are in English: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{hebrew} \setotherlanguage{english} \newfontfamily{\...
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Type hint and solution page references to an exercise in the margin paragraph using xsim

I am writing exercises along my book and I am using xsim for this. For some of the exercise there will be a hint that should appear at the end of the chapter (under "Hints to exercises" ...
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Error when including Hebrew characters in R markdown

I'm trying to create PDF report with R markdown. The report includes some Hebrew names as part of a table. When kniting the R markdown file, I get: ! LaTeX Error: Unicode character מ (U+05DE) ...
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Change \printsolutions header string in xsim

I am using xsim to type exercise-solution environments in my document. I want to change the string used for the header in \printsolutions[headings=true]. The document language is Hebrew, so I want it ...
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Should titlesec commands be inserted after \usepackage{polyglossia}? [duplicate]

EDIT: I solved the problem, by inserting the below-mentioned command after \usepackage{polyglossia} and it works. Therefore I am changing the question title and the answer I am looking for. I ...
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Cjhebrew package not working with letter tzadik

documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article} % begin preamble \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{setspace} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage[margin=.9in]{geometry} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Margin paragraph and head rule are reversed on even pages in twoside book

I am writing a book in Hebrew (which means Right to Left direction of text) using the book doc class together with the twoside option. I enlarged the margin paragraph to be 50mm. Now I want the header ...
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package marginnote doesn't type the margin note text in the margin paragraph section

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[oneside,leqno,fleqn]{book} \usepackage{marginnote} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{% left=70mm, textwidth=130mm, marginparsep=8.2mm, marginparwidth=50mm, ...
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How to make LaTeX ignore specific unicode characters? [duplicate]

I want to write LaTeX where the main body of text is in Hebrew. The example here works fine. In fact, this is the only way I managed writing in Hebrew so far. If I want the source code to present ...
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failing to generate hebrew text with pdflatex and package babel (using miktex)

Im trying to generate hebrew text with pdflatex. I try to compile a 4 line latex file with pdflatex as pasted below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,hebrew]{babel} \begin{document}hello \...
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Use the odd side page layout with book class oneside option in Hebrew document

I am writing a book in Hebrew. I want the output to be "one-side" meaning that both odd and even pages appear the same. So I tried the option oneside in the document class but it makes the ...
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tikzposter and Hebrew support

I am trying to create a poster in Hebrew. And I am stumbling into the following problem, for some reason, it just fails to compile (xelatex) even the simplest code. \documentclass[25pt, a0paper, ...
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Chapter title number and name are not typed with English font

I have a document written in both English and Hebrew. For some reason, English chapters title, number and name are not typed in the font I declared for English language text (Latin Modern Roman), but ...
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LuaLaTeX font chainsubstitution works only for the first font loaded

Here is an extremely simplified version of my code from this answer, where I finally found a workaround to this problem: \documentclass{article} \tracinglostchars=3 % Panic if a font does not contain ...
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\setotherlanguage{hebrew} messing with footnotes

I have changed the original post so as to fix my own mistakes with the MWE. Also I discovered that \setotherlanguage{hebrew} is the real culprit, not setspace.sty. \setotherlanguage{hebrew} is causing ...
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reledmac subline numbers rtl

I am trying to use reledmac subline numbers with a rtl text using polyglossia. My issue: The subline dividers seem to be rendering incorrectly. I saw this question/answer, which might serve as a ...
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Hebrew text with Polyglossia and reledmac: "undefined control sequence"

I am for the first time learning to use TEX/LaTex for the purpose of using reledmac along with polyglossia to format Hebrew text critical editions. I tried to combine a basic polyglossia snippet from ...
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Typeset correctly bibliography in Hebrew memoir document

I am writing a book in Hebrew with bibliography entries in English. I have some trouble with printing nicely the bibliography with \printbibliography. I want 3 things: The heading (or title) of \...
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LyX adds unwanted sorting key into index entries

I am writing a document in the memoir document class, using LyX. The document main language is Hebrew (minority of the document is in English), and I use polyglossia and XeTeX to handle the languages, ...
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missing font problem

I have created a simple document using this - \usepackage[english,hebrew]{babel}. somehow when I compile it dose not recognize the font. The font I use is the default don't from my computer meaning I ...
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Specify Hebrew font but keep Computer Modern for english

I want to use a font I downloaded from the internet in my LaTeX document. Let's call this font AWESOME. I noticed in the fontspec manual, §2.2, Font selection/ By file name, the following ...
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No output hebrew XeLaTeX

Here is MWE: I have MacOS with Monterey and TeXLive 2020 \documentclass[a4paper, 10pt ]{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \setmainfont{Lucida Grande} \newfontfamily{\He}{Corsiva Hebrew} \...
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fancyhdr commands give different result when writing a document in Hebrew

This question is a follow up to my previous one. I am writing a book in Hebrew. I want the mainmatter of the book to have the following style in the headers and footers. nothing to be printed in the ...
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How to invoke Hebrew letters as mathematical symbols in newcomputermodern package?

How to invoke Hebrew letters, for example Shin, as mathematical symbols, in the NewCM08-Regular.otf file of the newcomputermodern package which is not invoked? By the way, the Hebrew letters in the ...
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I want to make all the Hebrew letters

I would like to make all the Hebrew letters without loading up my preamble. I looked at this post but I didn't see if all the letters could be made. As of right now, the main letter i want is waw What ...
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polyglossia used in LyX

I am writing a Hebrew document that also contains in-line English text. For that, I am using polyglossia to facilitate multilingual typesetting. A MWE is: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Help understanding a list of commands to define a Hebrew environment

I want to define two new theorem-like environments in my LaTeX document, based on the amsthm package, to produce a Hebrew heading for an "example" environment with the word "דוגמה" ...
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Can't export Hebrew LYX file to PDF

I installed LYX by the official instructions. When I view[ctrl+R] a document which includes only English text - a new PDF file open properly, but if the document includes Hebrew letters I get an error ...
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Why I cant see the Hebrew titles?

I'm trying to write a document that contains English, so I put: \begin{english} % Some lines.... \end{english} And then, if I put TOC at the beginning, this is the result: No titles of parts, ...
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Using awesome cv with hebrew font

I wanted to write a cv using the great "awesome-cv" and when I wrote it in English everything looked perfect. I wanted to make a Hebrew version of it however I'm getting many errors/squares ...
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How to invoke aleph, beth, gimel and daleth only in the latin modern math font?

First a MWE is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{latinmodern-math.otf} \begin{document} $\aleph,\beth,\gimel,\daleth$ \end{document} Compile it with XeLaTex,...
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Stop LyX from automatically wrapping formulas with LRE (in Hebrew)

As in the following question, I'm working in LyX in Hebrew, by using the "use non-TeX fonts (via XeTeX/LuaTeX)" option. When I insert a math equation LyX automatically wraps it with \LRE{}. ...
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How to format today's year per the Hebrew calendar with polyglossia?

The following piece of code typesets today's date according to the Hebrew calendar: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{hebrew} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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Hebrew date without day of month using polyglossia

I'd like to typeset today's month and year, where "today" is determined automatically. However, I'd like to do so using polyglossia's Hebrew locale. I've tried to adapt this answer as ...
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Bidi LRE command causes too much vertical space if put at end of an item in a list

I'm working in LyX in Hebrew, by using the "use non-TeX fonts (via XeTeX/LuaTeX)" option. The document is in Hebrew, and when I insert a math equation LyX automatically wraps it with \LRE{} ...
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Why aren't dageshes aligned in Hebrew in LuaLaTex?

I'm trying to typeset a single line of Biblical Hebrew, in which some letters have a dagesh diacritic, which is no problem in my text editor in my chosen font (designed for Biblical Hebrew), but for ...
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Why I don't see the 2nd section title?

I update the packages at MikTex, and suddenly it's there is a problem with the fonts: I'm using LyX at WIN10 X64. MWE: % Preview source code %% LyX 2.3.6 created this file. For more info, see http:/...
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Can't write hebrew in lyx

I have lyx (with miktex), and now I nead to write documents in hebrew, but it didn't work for me. Every time that I tried, I got the warning "File 'cp1255.def' not found". I did a search in ...
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Combining a diactritics with dotted circle in Hebrew text

I want to demonstrate various diacritics in Hebrew. Unicode contains a Dotted Circle U+25CC symbol for that purpose. However, when I try to combine them in \texthebrew the characters do not combine (...
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How to get a system font which works with xelatex to work with lualatex?

I'm trying to convert a document from using xelatex+polyglossia to luatex+babel (following a suggestion here). The relevant code is: \usepackage[english, bidi=basic]{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Problem with typesetting Persian, Greek, Hebrew

So, I am trying to write the following sample text, and when I type \begin{hebrew} נְשִימָה \end{hebrew}, all the rest of text goes all wrong. The same issue arises with Greek word. "لفظ (anima ...
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\tableofcontents doesn't display after using titlesec

I am fairly new to LaTeX so sorry it's a weird question. Also, English is not my native language so I apologize in advance for any grammar mistakes I make. I am writing a LaTeX document in Hebrew ...
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Can't save file in Hebrew language

When I try to save a file includes Hebrew latters, I get this error: I have already tried culmusmiktex Hebrew configuration. Thanks guys :)
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Package polyglossia Error: The current latin font does not contain the "Hebrew" script! (LYX NOT TEX) [closed]

I'm trying to compile a very simple file where i just typed a word (in hebrew, english works fine) into a new document and tried to do "Export [PDF(XeTeX)]", but it just doesn't work. I get ...

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