How to enable International Text Support such as Hebrew text (right to left)

Product(s): WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, HAMMER, SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, StormCAD, CivilStorm
Version(s): 08.11.XX.XX and 10.00.XX.XX
Area: Layout and Data Input

Problem

How to enable International Text Support such as Hebrew text (right to left)

Solution

1. Add Hebrew keyboard input from the Windows dialog "Text Services and Input Languages.

2. Enable international text support in the Bentley Product.

CONNECT Edition (10.00.XX.XX)

a. Make sure the Bentley hydraulics and hydrology product is closed.

b. Open the following file in a text editor.

C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\Local\Bentley\WaterCAD\10\Haestad.Framework.Application.GlobalUserOptions.xml

c. Locate the variable "InternationalTextSupportEnabled="false"", and change the "false" to "true". The variable should be one the third line from the bottom.

d. Save and close the file.

V8i (08.11.XX.XX)

a. Make sure the Bentley hydraulics and hydrology product is closed.

b. Open the following file in a text editor.

C:\Users\User_Name\AppData\Roaming\Bentley\WaterCAD\Haestad.Framework.Application.GlobalUserOptions.xml

c. Locate the variable "InternationalTextSupportEnabled="false"", and change the "false" to "true". The variable should be one the third line from the bottom.

d. Save and close the file.

3. Open the Bentley hydraulics and hydrology product.

4. Switch the Windows input language to Hebrew.

See Also

How to add and switch the input language in Windows 10

How to add and switch the input language in Windows 7 and 8.1

How to See Hebrew or Arabic text in a .DXF file that was exported from WaterGEMS/WaterCAD

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