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iso8859-8, ISO8859-8 - A character encoding system (codeset) for Hebrew  


The left hand part of the ISO 8859-8 code table includes the same characters as defined in the ASCII codeset (refer to ascii(5)). The following characters occupy the right hand part of the ISO 8859-8 code table:

 A1 This position shall not be used

 BF This position shall not be used

 C0 This position shall not be used
 C1 This position shall not be used
 C2 This position shall not be used
 C3 This position shall not be used
 C4 This position shall not be used
 C5 This position shall not be used
 C6 This position shall not be used
 C7 This position shall not be used
 C8 This position shall not be used
 C9 This position shall not be used
 CA This position shall not be used
 CB This position shall not be used
 CC This position shall not be used
 CD This position shall not be used
 CE This position shall not be used
 CF This position shall not be used

 D0 This position shall not be used
 D1 This position shall not be used
 D2 This position shall not be used
 D3 This position shall not be used
 D4 This position shall not be used
 D5 This position shall not be used
 D6 This position shall not be used
 D7 This position shall not be used
 D8 This position shall not be used
 D9 This position shall not be used
 DA This position shall not be used
 DB This position shall not be used
 DC This position shall not be used
 DD This position shall not be used
 DE This position shall not be used


 FB This position shall not be used
 FC This position shall not be used
 FD This position shall not be used
 FD This position shall not be used
 FF This position shall not be used


Character Set Designation

The graphic characters of ISO 8859-8 constitute a single coded character set. However, when this character set is implemented together with other coding standards, such as ISO 2022 or ISO 4873, the code table of this part of ISO 8859-8 is considered to be the following components: The character SPACE, represented by the bit combination 20(hex) A 94-character G0 graphic character set, represented by the bit combinations 21 to 7E(hex) A 96-character G1 graphic character set, represented by the bit combinations A0 to FF(hex)

For information on the G0 and G1 character set designations, refer to iso2022(5).

When required by other coding standards, for example ISO 2022 or ISO 4873, the following pair of escape sequences are used to designate the G0 and the G1 sets, respectively:

ESC 28 42 or ESC ( B ESC 2D 41 or ESC - H

According to ISO 2022, the character SPACE does not require designation.

Font Support for ISO 8859-8

For 75dpi and 100dpi (dot-per-inch) display devices, the operating system provides the following ISO 8859-8 DECwindows fonts: David font family

-dec-david-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-david-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 Frank Ruhl font family
-dec-frankruhl-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-frankruhl-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 Gam font family
-dec-gam-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-gam-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 Menu font family
-dec-menu-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-menu-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 Miriam font family
-dec-miriam-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriam-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 Miriam Fixed font family
-dec-miriamfixed-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-m-*-iso8859-8 -dec-miriamfixed-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-m-*-iso8859-8 Narkiss Tam font family
-dec-narkisstam-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-bold-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-medium-o-normal--*-*-75-75-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-bold-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 -dec-narkisstam-medium-o-normal--*-*-100-100-p-*-iso8859-8 Terminal font family
-dec-terminal-medium-r-normal--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-normal--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-double wide--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-narrow--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-wide--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-double wide--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-narrow--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-wide--*-*-75-75-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-normal--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-normal--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-double wide--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-narrow--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-bold-r-wide--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-double wide--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-narrow--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8 -dec-terminal-medium-r-wide--*-*-100-100-c-*-iso8859-8

For PostScript printers, the operating system provides the following ISO 8859-8 fonts: David fonts

David-Bold-ISOLatinHebrew David-BoldOblique-ISOLatinHebrew David-ISOLatinHebrew David-Oblique-ISOLatinHebrew Frank Ruhl fonts
FrankRuhl-Bold-ISOLatinHebrew FrankRuhl-BoldOblique-ISOLatinHebrew FrankRuhl-ISOLatinHebrew FrankRuhl-Oblique-ISOLatinHebrew Miriam fonts
Miriam-Bold-ISOLatinHebrew Miriam-BoldOblique-ISOLatinHebrew Miriam-ISOLatinHebrew Miriam-Oblique-ISOLatinHebrew Miriam Fixed fonts
MiriamFixed-Bold-ISOLatinHebrew MiriamFixed-BoldOblique-ISOLatinHebrew MiriamFixed-ISOLatinHebrew MiriamFixed-Oblique-ISOLatinHebrew Narkiss Tam fonts
NarkissTam-Bold-ISOLatinHebrew NarkissTam-BoldOblique-ISOLatinHebrew NarkissTam-ISOLatinHebrew NarkissTam-Oblique-ISOLatinHebrew

For general information on printing non-English text, refer to i18n_printing(5).


Commands: locale(1)

Others: ascii(5), Hebrew(5), i18n_intro(5), i18n_printing(5), iconv_intro(5), iso2022(5), l10n_intro(5)



Character Set Designation
Font Support for ISO 8859-8

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