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Hebrew Support
« on: 05 Apr 2019, 09:29 »
Hi All,
I tried to search for resolution for this topic - no success...
Do you know if AGS  supoorts hebrew fonts?
every time I import a hebrew font it is presented as gibrish.... (in the editior and of course in the game)
please help!

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Re: Hebrew Support
« Reply #1 on: 05 Apr 2019, 10:09 »
This thread might help you understand what is happening and maybe figure out the answer: https://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/forums/index.php?topic=40741.msg538465;topicseen#msg538465

Good luck.  (nod)

Ask again if after reading it you still need help.
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Re: Hebrew Support
« Reply #2 on: 05 Apr 2019, 13:07 »
AGS is an old program that still does not support unicode properly. That means you must use font which complies to ANSI encoding, and has all necessary letters in slots 0-255.

According to Wikipedia, Windows-1255 is an ANSI page for Hebrew: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows-1255

Also there was this page in wiki, a little messy, but it gives some info on this problem as well: https://www.adventuregamestudio.co.uk/wiki/Fonts
« Last Edit: 05 Apr 2019, 13:14 by Crimson Wizard »

Re: Hebrew Support
« Reply #3 on: 05 Apr 2019, 15:55 »
Hi Cassiebsg and Crimson Wizard!
Thanks for these resources. Some of them I already knew... Since I am not that of technical person I search some guidelines article. Something that will tell me "here is what u should do" instead of "here is what u should know".
Anyway I will go over the stuff u sent.

Thanks again!

Re: Hebrew Support
« Reply #4 on: 08 Apr 2019, 21:06 »
I read and tried to contact some people who might know - with no success.
I installed ttftowfnsci - didn't help...

 :sad: