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2012-01-22 15:25:27
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Glitch with Arabic short vowels
Replies: 9
Views: 6255

Re: Glitch with Arabic short vowels

I want to thank everyone who responded to my post for your valuable input and insights.

I have had some other minor "bugs" in using NWP for Arabic, but I will make those the topics of separate threads.

Much appreciated.
by arabic type
2012-01-17 17:22:06
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Glitch with Arabic short vowels
Replies: 9
Views: 6255

Re: Glitch with Arabic short vowels

Yes, I also have the same problem with Geeza Pro.

Just today I chanced upon and downloaded the Scheheradze-AAT font (as well as Lateef-AAT) and sure enough, the problem does not occur with them.
by arabic type
2012-01-16 22:33:31
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Glitch with Arabic short vowels
Replies: 9
Views: 6255

Re: Glitch with Arabic short vowels

Actually, in that picture a 'fatha' (small hash mark) is missing above the left-most letter (this is the final letter of the word, Arabic being a right-to-left language).

In my case, strangely, it's the first (right-most) letter that won't display the fatha.
by arabic type
2012-01-16 18:36:58
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Glitch with Arabic short vowels
Replies: 9
Views: 6255

Re: Glitch with Arabic short vowels

Wow. That is interesting. When I copy and paste the text into NW, it still has the problem. So you think it might be my version of OS X? I have version 10.5.8.
by arabic type
2012-01-13 17:29:38
Forum: Nisus Writer Pro
Topic: Glitch with Arabic short vowels
Replies: 9
Views: 6255

Glitch with Arabic short vowels

I use Nisus Writer Pro to type in Arabic on my Mac, and I'm hoping that other Arabic-speaking users might be able to help me. I have been experiencing an occasional glitch with the short vowels (harakaat) in certain combinations of letters. For example, if I try to type the word نَجَحَ ("he succeede...