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How Do I Type Greek or Hebrew on the Command Line?
Author: KB Admin Reference Number: AA-02855 Views: 11527 Created: 2012-08-05 19:00 Last Updated: 2014-09-11 12:30 0 Rating/ Voters
To type Greek or Hebrew on the Command Line simply change the Search Version to a Greek or Hebrew Bible version. Then on the Command Line, type a search related control character, that is, the period (for an AND search,) the forward slash (for an OR search) or the apostrophe (for a PHRASE search.) BibleWorks will automatically change the font to the appropriate language. (See the attachment below for a reference sheet of Command Line commands and shortcuts).

The character mapping for the BibleWorks fonts correspond, as much as possible, to Latin or Roman lettering used for English. For instance, to type an aleph or alpha type a; to type a bet or beta type b. When you type a word the Command Line automatically handles necessary changes in font, text direction, and final letterforms, when applicable. Also note that by default, Greek and Hebrew search commands do not include accents or vowel points. See the Frequently Used Links on the first page that opens when you choose Help | BibleWorks Help Contents for complete Greek and Hebrew keyboard maps.
 
Click here for a video on how to type Hebrew on the Command Line

If difficulty is encountered typing in Greek or Hebrew on the Command Line...
1. First confirm that the Search Version is a Greek or Hebrew version.
2. Then confirm that an appropriate search related control character has been entered.
If information is needed for Command Line syntax, see section 19 of the Online Help for more Command Line Examples. The Getting Started video on The Search Window also discusses and demonstrates the use of the three major search types.

Last Update - ELM/April 30, 2007
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