1

I'm working on books written in Arabic language, we build the book as XML file from which we generate Tex and PDF. My question is about page break, with Tex files written in English we use Pakoma program to open it, but Pakoma cant open Tex containing Arabic letters. Anyone can solve this?

  • 1
    A link to information about Pakoma would be useful. – Thérèse Jul 26 '14 at 12:06
2

Use arabtex, which allows you to write Arabic including diacritics using latin letters. Here's an example:

\documentclass[14pt]{article}
\usepackage{arabtex}

\begin{document}
\setarab

\begin{RLtext}
An ha_daA se.hr
\end{RLtext}

\end{document}

...which produces:

enter image description here

Lookup table here.

  • arabtex is so last century and the font is plain ugly. I'd recommend using XeTeX (or LuaTeX if one is adventurous enough) and any nice looking font. – Khaled Hosny Aug 6 '14 at 2:57

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.