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Desktop Publishing Arabic Text: What You Need To Know

March 04, 2015 Comments

Arabic is a Semitic language, written from right to left. It has a highly connected script, so letters seldom stand alone, and the shape of each letter varies considerably depending on its position in the word. This makes Arabic a highly complicated language for Non-Arabic readers and handling any A...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
Arabic, DTP, Desktop, Publishing, Layout, Typography, Arabic Script, Right to Left Language, Joining Script, Composer, Paragraph, character, table
Arabic Fonts: The ongoing challenge

November 25, 2014 Comments

Finding an Arabic font with the 4 faces: Regular, Italic, Bold and Bold Italic is like finding a needle in a haystack. If you find it, you are hampered with the technical challenges you face if you decide to use it. So what’s the problem? Why are there only a few trusted and faithful fonts for Arabi...

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
Arabic, Font, Fonts, Typography, Arabic Script, Right to Left Language, Joining Script, Diacritics, glyph, Harakat, Tashkeel

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