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I am using Writer, I can't export a document with non-Latin languages into a PDF file. All the characters disappear. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.

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I had no problem producing the following PDF from OpenOffice Writer 3.1.1 on Windows Vista

example PDF

Please update your question with a small sample of text that can be pasted into OO writer or a link to a small example ODF document that displays your problem.

Cyrillic capital letter Zhe with breve Ӂ
Arabic letter teh marbuta ة

Hangul Syllable Sios A Kiyeok삭

Random CJK Ideographs 俉俠

You should be able to cut the above, paste it into OO Writer, set the fonts as indicated and export to PDF with the same results.

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