On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 02:12:52PM -0400, Shaya Potter wrote:
> I can't seem to get ivritex to work.
> at first I had problems even with the sample documents. When I enter
> them exactly by hand (i.e. copy/paste from web page), I get an error
> such as.
> Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:פ not set up for use with LaTeX
> However, when I download them, they work fine (but do not appear to be
> in utf8 that at least emacs can decipher as I just get "random"
> characters for the hebrew in emacs.
> work fine, meant that the document generated ok, but as I didn't have
> culmus-latex installed, xpdf and acroread didn't display anything as the
> font information was messed up.
> installing culmus-latex fixed that.
> So, now I can generate a premade hebrew document and view it correctly.
> But that leaves me back at my first problem, I'm confused on how to
> actually enter hebrew text.
> what I have in my preamble is
Shouldn't this be 'utf8x' instead?
> what am I doing wrong to use utf8 characters? This is really just for
> the dedication page of my dissertation.
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