[Users] Support for Arabic on Windows

Slavko linux at slavino.sk
Fri Feb 27 22:29:17 CET 2015


Dňa Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:38:40 +0000 sergei karhof <karhof21 at gmail.com>

> > Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:30:44 -0500
> > From: jeremy.schneider at ardentperf.com
> > To: users at lists.claws-mail.org
> > Subject: Re: [Users] Support for Arabic on Windows
> > FYI, I am on Windows 7 professional with Claws 3.10.1 and I am able
> > to paste Arabic characters into messages and send/receive those
> > messages. I just sent a test message from claws to my gmail account
> > and was able to read the Arabic characters in gmail.
> >
> > I know this is obvious, but worth quickly asking - did you check the
> > far right-hand side of the window? (Entering from LTR character sets
> > will sometimes switch the current line to be right-justified instead
> > of left-justified.)
> Yes, I have checked at both sides of the screen :)
> I posted a big chunk of text, and the only characters properly
> displayed are numbers. What I get, instead of Arabic characters, are
> little 'boxes' containing small numbers, one 'box' for each character.
> By the way, the indentation is correct (RTL), so Arabic is detected as
> such, but no Arabic letters.

And are you sure, that the font (used in CM) contains proper Arabic
glyphs (letters)?


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