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How to type kamatz (T under letter) with Windows 7 and Israeli keyboard? I can type Hebrew letters

July 20, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/leonig01

I am Israeli and I don't know how to do it. I wonder if nikud (the vowels in Hebrew) is ever included in any Unicode. Perhaps I am wrong, and there is a way to do it, but WHY? :)

In short - no one in Israel uses these. Except, perhaps, children at elementary school. And if I were to give any advice, I'd recommend not to waste one's time on it.

July 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/GershonOsm

Here is a Wikipedia page about typing nikkud. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niqqud#Keyboard It is, as leonig01 said, not widely used anywhere in Israel.

July 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Mommybubby

Thank you both, Leonig01 and GershonOsm. I was under the impression that Duolingo required it, but apparently not.

July 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/BrigitteRieke

If you press a key and hold it down the "vowels" will emerge and you just choose the one you need.

July 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/leonig01

I wonder where do you have such an option? I tried it on my PC (win7) Heb layout keyboard, and on Android Hebrew keyboard (LG G3) - none of them worked.

July 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/BrigitteRieke

It works on my MacPro! English keyboard with the Hebrow keyboard running in the background. Also works on my iPhone when I switch language but on my phone it sometimes screws up for some unknowns readon

July 21, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Corinnebelle

Try shift and a number at the top of the keyboard for nikud. Wish I could find punctuation tho!

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