Problem with characters between Mac and iPad version

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11 Mar, 2011 05:49 PM

I've been using mental case on my Mac and downloaded biblical Hebrew vocabulary. But it appears that when I sync those cases with my iPad, some of the cards put the Hebrew "dagesh" marks on different characters. Specifically, if you search for "futato" and download lesson 06 vocab, you'll see that the Mac and the iPad versions are different.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by drewmccormack on 11 Mar, 2011 07:18 PM

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    Hi Eddy,
    I don't know if this would help, but you can choose different fonts in the settings of the iPhone app.
    We just use Apple's built in text layout, so if there is a problem, it is likely a general problem.
    Kind regards,

  2. 2 Posted by Eddy Barnes on 11 Mar, 2011 11:52 PM

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    Thanks for the idea, Drew. I tried changing the font for both the
    front and backs of the cards. For the english, the text changed.
    However, for the Hebrew lettering it did not. Is there some sort of
    universal font used for foreign languages?

    On Mar 11, 2011, at 2:19 PM, drewmccormack
    <[email blocked]>

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by drewmccormack on 12 Mar, 2011 07:54 AM

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    Hi Eddy,
    I'm afraid I don't know, to be honest. All text is unicode, but the font affects the appearance. Maybe there is only one font used for Hebrew.
    I don't think it is something we can affect. The text rendering is all done by Apple's iOS system.
    Kind regards,

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