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Information for the MSDOS Users:

1. Download the converter program named "8-to-dos.exe".

2. Download the Hebrew file(s) you wish to view. These files should be downloaded as straight binary files.

3. Convert the Hebrew file to DOS format, using the converter.

4. From the command line, type 8-to-dos [infile] [outfile], where [infile] is the source file you downloaded, and [outfile] is the file that results from the conversion.

A few seconds later, [outfile] is ready, and you can view it.

Information for MS Windows Users:

To view the Hebrew pages on your web viewer, you need to install a font that makes visible Hebrew on your machine, and configure your viewer software to use it. The webfont.exe file can be downloaded from this page for this purpose.

Information for Macintosh Users:

1. Download the file, mosfixed.hqx.bin, decoding it with your copy of BinHex 5.

2. Install the font by dragging the resulting file to your System Folder. (The System Folder must be closed, and all applicatons must be inactive when you do this.

3. Select the "mosiac.fixed" font in your NetScape-Options- Preferences-Font & Colors (both in "proportional" and "fixed" categories.

Information for UNIX Users:

     Ia. How to install Hebrew fonts on your Workstation X  environment:

     If you have an Workstation and you want to use X applications with 
     Hebrew support, the first thing to do is to install Hebrew fonts on 
     your X environment. The following steps will instruct you how to 
     install the Hebrew fonts provided in the current directory.

    1. FTP the heb-unixfonts.tar file from the current  directory and untar 
        it. This file contains the files heb6x13.snf and heb 10x20.snf. Install 
        them on  your Workstation in the /usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc  directory:

    2. Go to /usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc directory, login as su and run :


        This command will update the file fonts.dir by adding the Hebrew
        fonts definitions ( the two lines which start with heb..)

    3. In the same directory, update the fonts.alias file by adding alias 
        names (which are easy for you to remember) pointing to the new 
        Hebrew fonts. For example, adding the following two lines to the         
        fonts.alias file :

           small_heb -yossi-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed-hebrew-13-120

           big_heb   -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal-hebrew-20-200-75-75-c

        you have defined two new names for the two Hebrew fonts installed: 

            small_heb - for the small Hebrew font
            big_heb   - for the big Hebrew font.

    4.  Return to your account and run :

           xset fp rehash

        This command causes the X server to reread the font databases  in  
        the current font path and add the new fonts names to it.

     Ib. How to install Hebrew fonts on a Boot Server machine for NCD X-terminals

        To install the Hebrew fonts on a X-terminal Boot Server machine 
        execute steps 1-3 (I.a.) on the /tftpboot/usr/lib/X11/ncd/fonts/misc 
        After intalling the Hebrew fonts on the Boot Server machine, each 
        X-terminal has to be rebooted before using  Hebrew.

     II. How to display Hebrew text:

               heb6x13 -yossi-fixed-medium-r-semicondensed-hebrew-13

               heb10x20 -misc-fixed-medium-r-normal-hebrew-20-200-75

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Revised 20 February 2001, ICLnet.