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Unicode entity SHADDA WITH FATHA MEDIAL FORM — faulty rendering in firefox

Unicode code point 64754 decimal represents arabic script entity 'shadda with fatha' (within word context, not isolated). Thus the official Unicode name 'SHADDA WITH FATHA MEDIAL FORM'. (There is also ...
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Right to left chart legend in excel

I want to use excel for right-to-left language
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How to restore Arabic text of very old emails

I have an old Yahoo mail account, and I have very old emails since 2006 written in Arabic, but the encoding of these emails looks very weird, something like: Óæì Ø *Ý æÚæÏß ßáÇã Ý * ßáÇã. ÇÍÈß ÊÕæÑ ...
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the arabic content in the cell excel is not shown correctly

The Text is in the cell is well written and when you click on it is is correct as shown in the upper view, On the cell itself it is not shown correctly For an example: Cell view: حمدا upper view : ...
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Sheet Right to left in WPS Spreadsheets

I would like to know how to change sheet direction from L2R to R2L in WPS office (Spreadsheets) for Arabic language? The option is in Page Layout in MS Excel, but I can't seem to find it in WPS. Page ...
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How can I make Microsoft Word ignore all spelling error caused by Arabic Letter Alef Maksura (0x649, ی)?

When I write Arabic, I always use Arabic Letter Alef Maksura (0x649, ی) instead of Arabic Letter Yeh (0x64a, ي) if it comes at the end of the word which causes spelling error. I tried to add the words ...
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How to change urdu/arabic fonts on chrome?

In my previous laptop, I had installed and configured the 'Noto Naksh Arabic UI' font in custom font settings in both Windows 10 and ubuntu, and chrome was able to render the Urdu text in that custom ...
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Translating Video Game subtitles to Arabic

I'm trying to translate the TEXT files of Alien:Isolation from English To Arabic letters. Exactly what this person did ! https://www.facebook.com/GamesInArabic/videos/%D8%AA%D8%B9%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%A8-%...
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Are there text editors for macOS that use `GtkSourceView`?

I'm looking for a text editor for macOS that has decent RTL (Arabic) support. As far as I can tell, GtkSourceView is one of the few (if not only) editor technologies that support RTL editing properly....
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How to change all numbers to be in Arabic in Windows server 2003?

I want to change all numbers in arabic in windows server 2003, not only currency
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LibreOffice fails to export PDF containing arabic letters

I used LibreOffice to write an arabic document. When exporting this document to PDF through the LibreOffice "File -> Export...", I get an unexpected result: the PDF is different from the original ...
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Arabic not rendering in Internet Explorer 9/11 in Windows 7/10

Arabic text is not rendering in IE ( marked in yellow) But it is showing perfectly in tool tip or the text copied. I have tried Language settings in IE and Regional Settings in Control Panel. But no ...
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Arabic characters do not display correctly when saving and reopening text file

When I save a text file with arabic letters from Notepad, they do not show correctly after reopening. Instead it shows ??????. Example, this is my file in Notepad: Then after saving, closing and ...
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MS WORD - Arabic (Quranic) text shown as symbols

I've got an old file that contained Quranic verses in a special Arabic font. Those verses were added using a special software. I'm missing that software, and now when I open the file, all the verses ...
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Inserting Arabic text in a CSV

I have a strange issue which is killing me. I have a CSV file that is UTF-8. It is made up of some text fields and numeric fields. When I open the file in Notepad/Notepad++ and try to add Arabic ...
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how can display arabic characters in cmd?

i found answers to use active codes like 1256 or 16001 but the characters appeared in different form, Anyone can help me display arabic characters in cmd? Wrong characters example:
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Arabic letter heh (ه) is rendered incorrectly when using the Calibri font

When I type the word هذه into Microsoft Word 2010 using the Calibri font version 6.18, the word is rendered like in هذهذ (without the trailing ذ), which means that the last letter has the incorrect ...
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How can I covert text file from some thing like this "ãÍãÏ ÓíÏ ãÍãÏ ÇáãÍÌæÈ" to arabic text

I've a text file that containe an arabic text but when I try open it by np++ or notPad I find somme thig like 'ãÍãÏ ÓíÏ ãÍãÏ ÇáãÍÌæÈ' how can I restore my original file? Think you..!
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Unicode expression with SquidGuard

I'm using SquidGuard 1.4 with Squid3, it worked like charm and I can block adult site with expression DB file contain English pattern. (^|[-\?+=/_])(bondage|boobs?|busty?|hardcore|porno?|sex|xxx+)([-\...
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How to copy from arabic PDF file to word?

When I copy from Arabic PDF file to word I get only scribble, I have tried to convert the whole file to word but I have get the same also.
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Deleting all non latin characters in a word file

I have converted a pdf to .doc. In pdf there were Arabic letters and their explanation in latin. What I want to do is to delete all of those arabic characters (some of them didn't recognized by Adobe ...
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Arabic text not shown correctly

In my Macbook Pro in .txt file if I type رَبِّ. It shows incorrectly. The 'zer'/ 'dhamma' show upper of ب but it should shows lower of ب. can anyone help me to show it correctly.
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Change Arabic document to English?

I am using Word 97-2003 (I think) and I want to edit a document, but it is set to Arabic even though I type in English. The cursor keep going to the right side of the page. How do I get it to the ...
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Arabic Text shows in wrong-direction in Word, but not Google Docs [duplicate]

I have a word document that shows Arabic text in the wrong direction to expected. I opened the same doc on my colleagues machine and the text shows in the correct direction. I uploaded the doc to ...
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Arabic: Unicode: how to stack fatha kasra damma

I am using LibreOffice to type arabic, but if what I am asking cannot be obtained with LibreOffice then I would like to know whether it is possible in LaTeX, because I have seen this in a book, but do ...
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Arabic in LibreOffice: composite character chopped off at the top

I am running LibreOffice 4.1 on a PC and am using it to type Arabic. I have configured my keyboard as an Arabic (Egypt), Arabic (101) keyboard from the Windows 7 Control Panel. I have enabled complex ...
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Convert pdf contains utf-8 to word or text files?

I have a pdf file that contain arabic text I need to convert this pdf to word for editing but when it converted the characters displayed in unreadable format any suggestion that can help me will be ...
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How can I order multi-level list numbers right-to-left regardless of paragraph direction?

When you create a multilevel list in Microsoft Word 2013 (or earlier versions), then by default the list numbers (e.g. 3.2.4, where 3 here is the top most level) appears correctly for Left-to-Right ...
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how to display right-to-left languages (Arabic, Persian, Urdu) in conky?

I don't mean alignment of the text within conky. If I enter the text in conky, the letters are displayed in the wrong order. If you look at the text and you look at the output, the order is all wrong. ...
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How do I set the the text direction in word 2010 to right to left for languages like Hebrew or Arabic when copy/pasting?

In Office word 2010, when I want to create a new style, under the paragraph section the direction (left-to-right and right-to-left) is disabled. Can I modify the direction then? Added for mahmoud ...
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How can I get Windows 7 to display the "Insert Unicode control character" menu in Chrome?

I'm trying to help a translator l10n our application into Arabic and need to find a way for her to easily enter right-to-left and left-to-right Unicode characters in Google Chrome on Windows 7 (I'm ...
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Proper PDF metadata key to enable right-to-left viewing in "Facing" view mode in PDF readers

I was wondering whether anyone knew the proper PDF metadata key (and value) in order to signify to PDF readers that the PDF in facing mode should be displayed from right-to-left (RTL) and not left-to-...
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Copy/paste Arabic doesn't work well

On http://tanzil.net/#19:3, if you copy the first word of the first line to the right including the "(1)" and then paste it in the WordPress editor, you'll see that the "(1)" piece is split (left ...
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How to write english and arabic in same line without corrupting the format

i am writing an Arabic text and i want to insert an English word in the sentence, as follows: وأنوى تغييرها إلى وشىء آخر Access أنا استخدم قاعدة البيانات but when trying to accomplish this in ...
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Arabic subtitle files (srt) encoding is corrupted on windows 7

i copied some arabic subtitle files from a friend and when trying to view them on windows 7 home premium with notepad the texts appears as follows: ÃíåÇ ÇáÓÇÏÉ ÃäÇ ÇáÂä Úáì æÔß ÅÑÓÇá ÅÔÇÑÉ ãä åÐÇ ...
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Is it possible to give harakat when we use an Arabic keyboard layout?

How can I give harakat to my Arabic font writing when I use an Arabic keyboard layout? I'm a Dvorak touch typist, but I can still type in QWERTY if I really need to do so. Sometimes I need to type ...
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Installing .ttf font in Windows

I want to use a Mac font (Geeza Pro.ttf) in Windows 7 but I can't install it. If I use one of the online converters, the font gets installed but I can't use it - word crashes. Where can I get the ...
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How to prevent interface flipping in GTK 2.16 for right-to-left languages (Arabic, Farsi)?

For programs using the GTK 2.16 interface, GTK automatically chooses the language for common items according to system settings, and when the language is right-to-left it automatically flips the ...
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Convert PDF with Arabic and English Fonts to Word

I need to convert a PDF file that has arabic and english text to word. A sample page from the file can be found on this link http://digital-dividend.com/clients/00000217.pdf I need to do this so the ...
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How to change some of the numbers in word to be arabic numbers within Word

I have a Word document. It has two parts: one English and one Arabic. The problem is that all the numbers are English numbers [0123456789], but I want the Arabic part's numbers to be Arabic numbers [...
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How do I convert an image into unicode? [closed]

I have created a Baluchi keyboard via ARABIC keyboard. But there are few keys not available in Arabic too. I tried different combinations of keys to fulfill my requirement but now the issue is that ...
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Using installed arabic fonts on Windows XP

I recently installed This arabic font package (for the coolness!) and I want to try writing with it but they show up as BOXES in Word 2007. Why? how can I make the glyphs show up properly?
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Is there anyway that typing in Arabic can be a smoother process?

I realized that typing documents in Arabic script on Microsoft Word is a tedious process. Selecting, formatting, aligning (among other things) Arabic text is a really inefficient process (especially ...
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Context is Hindi when printing line numbers in Word 2007

I'm trying to print a Word 2007 document with Line Numbering turned on, and in Word the document looks fine but when I print the document, the line numbers appear in Hindi script. See screenshots ...
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Allowing the terminal to write Arabic

How can allow the terminal on Linux to write Arabic without reversing its words? For example, when I write "زمالك" it is written from left to right. How can I fix this?
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Know of any invisible right-to-left characters in Unicode?

A common problem with right-to-left text and many text editors is that while the actual right-to-left characters are written right-to-left, the punctuation (nominally) following such a sentence is ...