I am trying to write in Persian in TexShop(Mac) and keep getting question marks instead of my text. Here is my code:


I am compiling it using XeLaTeX btw.

I remember being able to write in persian with my TexShop but now I cannot and I cannot find my old document to check it up.

  • Is it really this hard?? – Naji Sep 28 '13 at 18:00

I found the problem. The encoding option should be set to UTF-8.

  • where did you set the encoding? – Reza Saberi Jun 28 '17 at 11:21

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