[OS X TeX] hebrew?

Robert Fischer robert.fischer at smokejumperit.com
Mon Jun 14 01:34:51 CEST 2010

Take a look at this write-up: http://bit.ly/aCRe2Y

If you use the package "sbllanghe" and the SBL fonts, you should be good to
go.  I write a lot of Hebrew-interspersed documents using MacTeX.

~~ Robert.

On 11 June 2010 09:16, Art Werschulz <agw at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hi.
> On Jun 10, 2010, at 4:36 PM, Art Werschulz wrote:
> > I have a *very* small amount of Hebrew that I would like to include in a
> book.  I will be working on both a Mac and a Linux system (installed from
> TeXLive 2008).  The latter suggests that I may not be able to do anything
> that involves (say) Macintosh Hebrew fonts.
> >
> > What's the easiest way of doing this?
> It's a little odd to reply to your own msg, but anyway ...
> On the Linux side, I dug up Joel Hoffman's hletter1.tex, which I used a
> long time ago, along with the the MetaFont source for the Hebrew fonts
> (hclassic, hcaption) it used.  It seems to work okay on the Linux side.
> There's a problem on the Mac side.  The good news is that his hclassic and
> hcaption fonts are available as part of ArabTex.  However, hclassic-4.pfb,
> which may be found at
> /usr/local/texlive/2009/texmf-dist/fonts/type1/public/arabtex,
> is missing a bunch of glyphs.  THe only thing I'm finding are some
> punctuation marks, some niqqudot (vowels), 'ayin, and an aleph-lamed
> combination.
> Where can I find a complete hclassic.pfb?
> Thanks.
> Art Werschulz
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