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Re: problems with hebrew utf-8

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  • Ron Aaron
    ... This is an old bug; what exact version of 6.0 are you using, on what version of Windows? Ron
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 3, 2002
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      Stephen Fleischman <sfleisch@...> writes:
      >I have been attempting to use gvim 6.0 on Windows to type mixed Hebrew
      >and English text and not having great success. After setting the
      >encoding=utf8; the Hebrew keymap and righttoleft mode (set rl), I can
      >type in logical order and get the Hebrew. Then leaving right to left
      >mode (set norl), the Hebrew remains in the correct direction. However,
      >if I put the cursor on each Hebrew letter, the text will reverse.
      >Actually, each character that the cursor is placed on displays the
      >character in the same position in the reverse order (e.g., if in logical
      >text order a line consists of aleph bet gimel putting the curser on the
      >gimel will cause it to display aleph in that position. ^L will restore
      >it. If one then attempts to insert latin characters, the hebrew becomes
      >permanently reverse.
      >
      >I am trying to write Perl scripts that will deal with modifying Hebrew
      >text and will need to mix English (actually Perl code) with the Hebrew.
      >
      >Are there known bugs and have any been fixed? Is there a more recently
      >patched binary for the Windows Gvim?
      >
      >Thanks.

      This is an old bug; what exact version of 6.0 are you using, on what version
      of Windows?

      Ron
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