Can not use Arabic font in Adobe Indesign
Thread poster: xxxjohn2006
xxxjohn2006
Local time: 13:50
English to Arabic
Jul 14, 2006

Hello

I have installed Adobe Indesign and I could not use Arabic font although I installed it according to instructions.
How
I copied the font and paste it in the font folder that is in the folder of Indesign CS. This is according to instructions.
Letters appear like this: -
ي ع ت ب ر ع ل م ا ل ت ر ج م ة
Arabic font should appear like this: -
بعتبر علم الترجمة
That happens in the file that was sent to me from the company
But
when i open new file of INDD , then, arabic letters do not appear at all.
So, what is the problem?

Thanks


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Lars Jelking  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 15:50
Member (2006)
English to Swedish
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ME version. Jul 15, 2006

The standard (western) InDesign does not work with right-to-left languages. You must have the Meddle East version of Adobes applications to be able to write Arabic.

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Hikmat Faraj  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 08:50
English to Arabic
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Are you prepared to spend more money? Jul 15, 2006

I use Adobe Indesign CS Middle Eastern Version for Windows. It is a hefty investment, believe me, but well worth it.



john2006 wrote:

Hello

I have installed Adobe Indesign and I could not use Arabic font although I installed it according to instructions.
How
I copied the font and paste it in the font folder that is in the folder of Indesign CS. This is according to instructions.
Letters appear like this: -
ي ع ت ب ر ع ل م ا ل ت ر ج م ة
Arabic font should appear like this: -
بعتبر علم الترجمة
That happens in the file that was sent to me from the company
But
when i open new file of INDD , then, arabic letters do not appear at all.
So, what is the problem?

Thanks


[Edited at 2006-07-15 16:27]


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Paul Hirsh  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 14:50
French to English
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I couldnt use it for Chinese either Jul 15, 2006

I couldnt use it for Chinese either, though my version is 1.5. does anyone know if they've sorted it out in version 2?

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