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Thread poster: Ali Al awadi
Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 12:00
English to Arabic
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Nov 26, 2007

Dear all,
I hope you are doing very well.

I was approached by a client for translating a job into Arabic. The client asked me the following:

"Could you return us the translation in with the fonts transformed to curves (letter contours) so that we can process your translation in InDesign ?"

Could you help me understand how to do it, or rather what it may possibly be?

Thank you very much for your consideration and time.

Ali Al-awadi


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samehme
United States
Local time: 03:00
English to Arabic
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InDesign or Illustartor Nov 26, 2007

Hi Ali,

For doing this you will need a DTP Software, like InDesign or Illustartor from Adobe.

They have the feature to convert text into outlines and saved as EPS. More like a high resolution image of the text.


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Fathy Shehatto  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:00
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Adobe InDesign ! Nov 26, 2007

Dear Mr Ali,

In order to transform your Arabic text fonts into curves you should download any PDF software. In your case, you have to download adobe indesign. then you can follow the steps " same as in CorelDRAW " which are shown in the following link: http://brandsoftheworld.com/blog/index.php/2007/08/20/convert-fonts-to-curves/
Don't forget to save the file format, you will get, which is in "curve mode"

I hope you will get my input helpful

Best regards

[Edited at 2007-11-26 22:38]


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Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
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English to Arabic
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InDesign. Nov 26, 2007

samehme wrote:

For doing this you will need a DTP Software, like InDesign or Illustartor from Adobe.


Hi samehme,
Thank you very much for your prompt response. Fortunately, InDesign worked well.

Kind regards
Ali Al-awadi


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Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
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Thanks a lot, Fathy! Nov 27, 2007

Fathy Shehatto wrote:
I hope you will get my input helpful


Dear Fathy,
Thank you very much for your kind response. Actually, your input is quite helpful. So is the link provided.

Kind regards
Ali Al-awadi


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ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
Kuwait
Local time: 13:00
English to Arabic
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The core idea Nov 29, 2007

Dear Ali,

I may input that the core idea of different wording you may find (curves, outline...etc) is to convert text to vector shapes using a special software such as Adobe Illustrator, Corel...etc.

Kind regards


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Ali Al awadi  Identity Verified
Romania
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Thanks a lot, Ahmad! Nov 29, 2007

Hi Ahmad,
Right you are, Ahmad! Thank you very much for your response.

Kind regards
Ali Al-awadi


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