2021-06-29 edit only removed a typo; nothing new
Multi-lingual documents are written comfortably if you configure adequately Writer and use consistently styles.
Activate Hebrew management in
Languages and select
Hebrew in Complex Text Layout.
This will add a new item in
Basic Fonts (Complex Text Layout) where you can choose a different font for Western and Hebrew text.
For this feature to work, your text should be correctly marked up. Basically, this means the Language attribute is set for the text words. I assume that your primary language is not Hebrew and it is correctly set in
For your Hebrew paragraphs, create a new paragraph style derived from Text Body where the only difference is Language in the
Font tab. For Hebrew words in non-Hebrew paragraphs, create a new character style (call it Hebrew) where Language is set to
Apply the paragraph styles as usual. When you have an Hebrew word in a non-Hebrew paragraph, apply character style Hebrew to it.
The font will be automatically set to what you defined in
Basic Fonts (Complex Text Layout).
As usual, direct formatting (manual formatting) overrides styling. So reformat first your document with styles otherwise you’re doomed to continue to do everything manually. For introduction to styles, read the Writer Guide.
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