Microsoft's Hebrew keyboard layout is perfect for Hebrew physical keyboards but what if you have a Western keyboard? You can download a keyboard layout from this site, designed for the U. S. keyboard.
Switch languages with the keyboard layout indicator on the Windows taskbar:
Type Hebrew by sound, shape, or proximity:
Aleph, He, Yod, Ayin and Waw are historically related to Greek Alpha, Epsilon, Iota, Omikron and Upsilon, and Tsade is often transcribed with a C.
Use AltGr (= the right Alt key) to type diacritics and punctuation:
Hold down the Shift key to type dashes, smart quotes and symbols:
|AltGr+M||>||em dash, etc.|
Windows 2000 and XP support right-to-left languages at the system level.
Users of Windows 95, 98 or ME can type right-to-left in bidirectional applications such as
I believe this package to be safe but it is entirely your risk to download and use it. You can freely use and distribute it but you are not allowed to restrict the rights of others to freely use and distribute it.
Use a decompression utility to extract the installation package from the zip file. Read the readme file and run fbhebrew.exe.
I used the following applications to make the keyboard layouts, the help files, and the installer:
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