Questions about using TeX for typesetting documents in Arabic script.

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Author with Arabic Name

I am writing an paper (in English) and one of the authors of a paper I'm citing name is in Arabic. The article is written in English. The BibTex entry: @article{kotini, jstor_articletype = {...
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Line spacing in Arabic in ConTeXt - how to deactivate gridsetting in an environment

I realize Arabic in ConTeXt with the following environment (to be able to switch between German and Arabic). \startenvironment arab-besser-sty \definefont[Sheh][name:Scheherazade*arabic at 15pt] % or ...
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Change numbers format in arabtex

I would get Arabic numbering within arabtex environment defined from arabtex package to write arabic sentences. If I insert numbers 1,2,3,.... inside arabtex environment I get indian form ١,٢,٣,.... ...
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Header not shown when using scrlayer-scrpage with polyglossia

MWEs: This doesn't work, I only see the main body text. \documentclass[headinclude=true]{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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Arabic in LuaLaTeX: Why do I get the vowels typeset RTL in LTR mode?

This mwe: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{etoolbox} \newfontfamily\libertine{Linux Libertine O} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[Script=Arabic]{Amiri} \newcommand{\arabtext}...
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non-printing characters in the OpenType layout of LuaLaTeX [closed]

And while we are at it, there is another probable bug in the LuaLaTex OpenType layout code: a couple of non-printing characters (such as 200c, 200d, 200e 200f and so on) do in fact show up in the pdf, ...
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ZWJ in LuaTeX prints a bar

The following document prints in XeTeX the medial form of the arabic letter, thanks to the two ZWJ characters ("200D). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Script=Arabic]{...
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Sorting bibliography cannot be turned off in Biblatex when writing in Arabic [closed]

I want the citations to appear in the bibliography in the order of their appearance in the text and not according to their alphabet. I know there is an argument for that which is sorting=none. However,...
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TeX Editor for Arabic language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs Typesetting a document using Arabic script I'm Arab and use TeX Live 2012. I have a problem with TeXworks: It doesn't support right-to-left (rtl) texts ...
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An alternative to utf8 and arabtex under memoir documentclass

I'd like to use utf8 and arabtex packages under the memoir documentclass, but it seems unlikely to happen (previous discussion). What would be a good alternative, no transliteration and something that ...
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Inserting some Arabic script in an English article

Until now I was using XePersian package to typeset Persian articles, now I want insert some Persian word in an English document, what is minimum code to do that without using XePersian package? \...
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How to put an arabic title in the abstract

i'm using the package arabtex to write in arabic , but for the abstract the output is not printed correctly the command that i've used is \renewcommand{\abstractname}{\RL{ملخص}} and also tried \...
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Beamer in arabic language doesn't accept footnotes

Using beamer in arabic language, we adapt many of its commands and themes to this language, but when I put a footnote if the arabic language is charged, I have the error message '! LaTeX Error: No ...
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The best way to write arabic in beamer

I'm used to create Arabic Beamer presentations with the arabtex package, but with arabtex there are many environments (like enumerate) can not be used, for this i would like to write arabic using ...
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Verbatim and polyglossia

I use polyglossia in arabic tex files and I want to use the verbatim environment to write the Latex commands for a user's manual. All works well, with adding the command '\let\arabicfonttt\ttfamily' ...
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How to make itemize/enumerate/description environment start from right to left?

Does anyone know how to make itemize/enumerate/description environment start from right to left ? i read this documentation: Enumitem but with no luck \documentclass{book} \usepackage{setspace} \...
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problems with tikz and arabi package

I have some problems and I hope you can help me. When I put a tikzpicture and use the arabi package, the picture is not displayed in the dvi or pdf file, and this without a single error. I have a ...
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arabxetex and footnote

I've had some problems with ^s when using arabxetex in footnotes. Transliteration and conversion to Arabic script work fine in the main text, but in footnotes they do not. All other letters seem to ...
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Change a letter in the alphabet in alphabetic counter

Using an alphabetical counter in arabic by the command \alph, it gives for the first letter of alphabet the arabic letter ا which is not so "beautiful" to use... I want to use the letter أ instead of ...
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\cite and \bibitem reverse the digits when using Arabi package

Unfortunately I have a similar problem as in \pageref dosen't properly show the page number when using arabi package. When I use the command \cite, the digits are reversed. In fact I am not able ...
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\pageref dosen't properly show the page number when using arabi package

In the page 10 of the following document I define a label. When I give a reference to the page number of this label in the following page, the number is not shown properly. The number appears as 01 ...
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Problem with theorem's numbering when using Arabi package

When I use a theorem style environment with Arabi package, the numbering become corrupted just after the numbers with two digits start. Here an example. The number of the last one should be 10 but it ...
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Problem with environments, arabic and tikz

Here a question also about my last topic. I want to create an environment that put a pretty box around my theorem and its title. Here is a code with the desired output : \documentclass{report} \...
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Writing the shahada with arabtex

I'm not familiar with the Arabic alphabet, but would like to write the shahada in the two ways displayed below using pdflatex, for inclusion in a paper. How can I do it? Is arabtex the way to go? \...
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Can you use arabic letters in equations?

Making equations with greek letters is easy -- for example, $2 \gamma = 1$. But is there any way to do it with arabic letters -- something like $2 \gim = 1$? I've run out of greek letters in my ...
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Setting a fallback font for non-Arabic charset not supported by a certain Arabic font

the desired Arabic font is Droid Arabic Naskh source here. Problem is that when I compile the document using xetex I get funny boxes instead of non-Arabic charset as in the MWE below: MWE \...
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problem with arabxetex

please help me i can't resolve this problem the problem is character _t \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,booktabs ,tabularx,multirow} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{arabxetex} \...
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Arabic numbers mirrored in Arabic environment (ConTeXt)

In my arabic environment the arabic numbers are mirrored. Minimal Example: \definefont[Sheh][name:Scheherazade*arabic at 18pt] \definestartstop[Arab][commands=\setups{Arabic}] \def\Arab{\doArab} \...
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Conflict between mdframed and arabic babel

I'm trying to make a template for an Arabic book. I wish to use the babel package with pdflatex as I'm not familiar with xelatex. I was hoping to arabianize the legend orange template (http://www....
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Text alignment in a Marginpar (Arabic)

how can I write a marginpar in Arabic with a text alignment from right to left. I use XeLaTeX. When I write \marginpar{{\A كتاب حلية الأبدال وما يظهر عنها من المعارف والأحوال}} Then that comes ...
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Is there arabic latex allow me to write mathematical paper with question arabic and latine math?

I would like to write a book in mathematics but with questions in Arabic and Latin mathmetical symbols (for example, between two Arabic words there might be a Latin mathematical symbol). Note: For ...
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Bibliography does not render correctly for non-Latin items

Consider following tex and bib files. As you see the second bib item is not rendered correctly. Is there any solution? The squares are not the only problem, indeed all character of Persian item have ...
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How to use Arabic text inside addcontentsline

I am using arabxetex package. I need my TOP be all in Arabic script including page numbers. \addcontentsline works with Latin [English] text, but not with Arabic. \phantomsection \addcontentsline{...
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How to enable contextual swashes for Arabic

I recently read about Contextual Swashes for Arabic fonts from here. They have shown an example of how it would look. I've already read this question and it helped me set up my MWE. Here is a quick ...
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ArabXeTeX-like interface for lualatex

I would like to know if and how it would be possible to parse and convert ArabXeTeX ascii input to unicode under LuaLaTeX. I came across the ḍād package by Yannis Haralambous, but as far as I know ...
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Biblatex/Biber problems with Texlive 2014 (no problems 2013) [closed]

I have a TEX file which works OK with Texlive 2013 but is no longer working on 2014 (using OSX). It gives no error in the 2014 edition, but it does not produce the expected output. Here is a minimal ...
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Arabic and German in ConTeXt

I'm totally new to ConTeXt; how to use Arabic and German in one document? \mainlanguage[de] \definefont[ArabicFont][file:alq2.ttf*arabic at 18pt] \setuppapersize [A5] \starttext \setupalign[r2l] \...
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In WinEdt 7: How to typeset Arabic, Persian and Urdu properly? [closed]

WinEdt 7 has been released with a claimed support of UTF8. It is true that now the arabic letters are showing correctly, but the default setting are still far from being useful. first, the arabic, ...
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How to make a rectangle of 3 colors with Tikzstyle and Tcolorbox

I've to write a book in arabic, with a background given by an image with stripes in 2 colours in the margin of the page. I include it in the document without any problem with the package bachground. ...
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How can change word `پیوست اول` to `پیوست آ` in table of contents

How can change word پیوست اول to پیوست آ in table of contents pay attention my minimal code. \documentclass{book} \usepackage{zref-perpage} \zmakeperpage{footnote} \usepackage{titlesec} \usepackage{...
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Problem in writing Arabic words and letters in TikZ figures

I'm facing a problem in writing Arabic words, letter, and numbers in TikZ figures. I'm using lualatex. Numbers are not typed in Arabic and words do not appear. Here is the code I'm using: \...
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Replacing Western Arabic numerals with Arabic–Indic numerals in formulas

Is there a way to use non-Western Arabic digits in formulas of an English tex document? For example in output of $$\frac{100x}{25}$$ Arabic–Indic numerals/Eastern Arabic digits (٠ ١ ٢) will appear ...
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How can I change the default order between letters of an alphabet?

I'm writing a book in Persian. In its index there is a problem. Words are using Arabic order! So it causes a problem as in Arabic language they don't have four letters 'پ p (in pen)', 'چ ch (in cheese)...
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right to left arabic characters in tables

How to get right to left arabic characters inside a tabular environment with the arabi package without to have to insert the \AR command in each cell ? \documentclass[A4,12pt]{article} \usepackage[...
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Todonotes for right-to-left languages

I want to add some marginal explanation notes for math lectures notes written in Arabic and I am using for that todonotes package. The problem is that the note text is not well adjusted.. I thought of ...
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Right align footnote section rule

Here is my MWE: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{a4wide} \usepackage{xecolor} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{fontspec} \definergbcolor{titlecolor}{750000} \setmainlanguage{arabic} ...
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bidi's undefined environments in (my) LuaLaTeX system

I typeset Arabic text with LuaLaTeX. I am using the following definitions and it works nicely: \newcommand{\arabtext}[1] % Arabic inside LTR {\bgroup\luatextextdir TRT\arabicfont #1\egroup} ...
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arabxetex: madda vocalization

I need to produce a madda sign without any preceding fatha, just the madda. I can't understand why the MWE below stubbornly produces a vowel above the mim, as in the following image. %!TEX TS-...
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setotherlanguage{arabic} makes inline-tikz not to be typset inline

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{french} \setotherlanguage{arabic} % comment that line, the problem disappears. \setmainfont[...
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LuaTeX RTL text: Wrong horizontal spacing in headlines

When typesetting syriac RTL text in LuaTeX, it seems the right-alignment of section and subsection headlines has a bug. It seems that the small horizontal space between number and headline text is ...