From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Wed May 28 2003 - 01:26:46 EDT
<jacobo at arcytech dot org> wrote:
> I am trying to include Hebrew into a Java applet and I have a
> question. Sometimes you
> need to include a letter with a dash underneath.
> For example, on page:
> http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0590.pdf you may want to
> combine \u05D0 and \u05B7 into one
> character. Is it possible to do that?
> I check your FAQ but could not find an answer.
All you have to do is encode \u05D0 followed by \u05B7.
U+05B7 HEBREW POINT PATAH is a combining character ("non-spacing mark"),
which means that its entire purpose in life is to combine with base
characters such as U+05D0 HEBREW LETTER ALEF, in just the manner you
The dotted circle in the glyph (as shown in the PDF chart) represents
the base character with which U+05B7 is meant to combine.
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