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Questions about using TeX for typesetting documents in Arabic script.

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Faux Arabic Fonts [duplicate]

I would like to use an imitation font of Arabic i.e. a Latin font that looks a bit like Arabic. Here are a few examples: https://www.fontspace.com/category/faux-arabic How can I use such a font in Tex?...
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Preface and Table of Contents Issue

I am in the final stage of writing my dissertation and it seems like there are some issues with how my preface's contents are being displayed on the table of content. The dedication page should start ...
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Convert my template to arabic

I want to write my CV in arabic language. \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{geometry} \geometry{left=2cm,right=2cm,top=1.5cm,bottom=1.5cm} \...
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Theorem with tcolorbox

Please how to write "name of theorem" behind " نظرية" \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[arabic]{minitoc} \usepackage[most]{tcolorbox} \usepackage[pdfstartview=FitH,...
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Problem compiling Arabic

When I write this code: \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage{utf8} \setcode{utf8} \begin{document} Here is the word ``Arabic'' written in Arabic: \<...
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Why are my footnotes using symbols instead of numbers?

I want my footnotes to be numbered with Arabic numbers. However, they have symbols instead of Arabic numbers. Although I've inserted the code \renewcommand{\thefootnote}{\arabic{footnote}} the ...
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Looking to typeset 2-columned Persian poem in classicthesis document that is otherwise Latin script and LTR

I am looking to typeset a classical Persian poem in a classicthesis-styled document which is otherwise in German or English. Based on this question I tried this: % article example for classicthesis....
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Farsi letter 'L' (lam) bugging out with e-diacritic

I'm making a document for flash card practice for Farsi. In this document, I include the diacritics with all the Persian words for studying, and I add them using this website: https://www.lexilogos....
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Literal Arabic Page numbers need default 1, 2, 3, 4, etc... XeLatex

I may have inadvertently insulted my client by using actual Arabic Script page numbering. Would like it to be 1, 2, 3, 4, etc... I can not get this to override. I can get Roman numerals and ...
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Package alternatives to textpos

It seems like textpos package doesn't play nice with bidi at all. I had to set \textblockorigin{-430pt,0pt} to get my text showing inside the page. However, moving from one machine to another, I can't ...
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How to add Arabic using report as document class?

I am using this template, and I want to add an abstract in arabic. The abstract in arabic is included separately in the destination: ./chapitres/resume/resume_Ar; as it is clearly shown from the code: ...
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Multicol column disappears when using beamer + polyglossia arabic

Here is a (meaningless) beamer slide which I get with the following minimal code: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage[variant=usmax]{english}% %\...
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Creating an Arabic book with a commentary and footnote

I wanted to write an arabic book that includes a commentary and footnote, in the style that most arabic books are written in. currently im playing around with arabtex, and trying myself. I was ...
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LuaLaTeX and Scheherazade New font

When using Scheherazade New font in LuaLaTeX, with a Arabic text containing vocalized letters, I get the following error message: ! error: (linebreak): invalid list tail, probably missing glue ! ==&...
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Concerning warning when using "Geeza Pro" to typeset Arabic text

I'm trying to create a document with Arabic text on a Mac using the system font "Geeza Pro". Here's my MWE: \documentclass[border=0.2in]{standalone} \RequirePackage{polyglossia} \...
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Arabic Fallback Font in Context

My goal is to write small chuncks of Arabic/Hebrew text (words, paragraphs) within a Latin-alphabet language. I've been trying to set an Arabic fallback font using various examples from here, but so ...
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Rydarab package and Arabic Typing on overleaf

Arabic mathematical document containing Arabic symbolic formulas composed with specific symbols in a writing running from right to left according to the Arabic writing. I try to write using this ...
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Cannot write arabic in Windows WinShell Tex editor

I am using WinShell Tex editor on Windows 10. I need to write some Arabic words in an English document. When I write an Arabic letter in my editor, it appears as a question mark ?. What am I missing? ...
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Abstract not showing correctly when I use arabtex package with els-cas-templates (Elsevier updated LaTeX templates)

when I used this package "\usepackage{arabtex}" in the cas-dc latex file in order to use some arabic words in my paper, the abstract disappears !!!!! is there any solution to deal with this ...
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Adding Arabic language bidi error

I am using the following template for my thesis Thesis Template-click here . This template is for the English language, but I want to include the Arabic langue as a second language, I tried every ...
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to write a pedigree in other language

I want to creat a pedigree, but I try to write the text and comments in arabic instead of German or English. So I tried in many ways to let it work with arabic for example with \usepackage{arabtex} ...
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arabic text inside latin document in LuaTex (not LuaLaTex)

I try to typeset arabic text inside a latin document (english or german) in LuaTex. I searched the web and many forums, but most of the answers are for (Lua)Latex (e.g. using arabluatex). I am writing ...
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fontspec/babel: Language 'Arabic' not available for font(fontspec) 'ScheherazadeNew' with script 'Arabic'

For the Arabic font ScheherazadeNew, how to resolve this warning Package fontspec Warning: Language 'Arabic' not available for font(fontspec) 'ScheherazadeNew' with script 'Arabic'. for the ...
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Package polyglossia Error

I updated Mactex 2021 today and got errors: 1- Extra \endgroup. \begin{document} 2- Package polyglossia Error: right-to-left, but (lua)bidi package was not loaded!. \begin{document} When I had a ...
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How to write Arabic in plain luatex

I tried to write Arabic in plain Luatex but all letters in isolted mode \input luaotfload.sty \font\amiri={file:amiri-regular.ttf:mode=harf;script=arabic} at 12pt \pagedir TRT \bodydir TRT \textdir ...
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Problem with Lualatex arabic personal tcolorbox

Hello guys I am using lualatex to write in Arabic using latex but when I use a personalized tcolorbox it gives me the result in the picture below the next code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[paper ...
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Text Alignment in opposite directions (bidirectional Arabic with Latin)

I work on a bilingual dictionary, Arabic-English, for each term in the dictionary, the arabic term is aligned to right, when the english is left, I use Hfill for small texts, but if the english text ...
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Biber crashes due to "very bad entry"

I am quoting from a work complex to quote from. Consider the following example: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} % KOMA-Script article scrartcl \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[american]{...
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switch from left to right

I am translating some articles to Arabic but when switch the bibliography to language English it is also switched in the table of contents I have to switch the bibliography to English to make it from ...
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arabic in english file in LaTex

I want to add an Arabic paragraph in an English LaTex file I tried using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{arabtex} \usepackage[arabic]{babel} \begin{document} \end{document} But when I write ...
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Can't use boldface or italics with IPA symbols {Times New Roman}

I am writing a document with XeLaTeX. I'm using the font Times New Roman. For some reason, some Arabic IPA symbols do not italicize or appear in boldface as seen in the image. Is there a way to ...
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Itemized Arabic text has different margin indentations when using babel and arabluatex

Why don't the bullets of the Arabic text written by the aid of babel align with the right margin unlike the case of using arabluatex? How to make them in case of babel align with the right margin? ...
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tcbraster with two side-by-side lists in English and Arabic

I need to make the following produce two opposite lists in English (aligned to the left) and Arabic (aligned to the right) while understanding the reason behind the warning Language 'Arabic' not ...
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babel: Understanding the starred version of \babelfont (i.e. difference between script and font)

For the following MWE, I need to understand 1- when I should use the starred version of \babelfont[*arabic] and 2- the differences between/impact of setting the language arabic and the script *arabic. ...
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How to color particular portion of an Arabic text with arabxetex

MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage[voc]{arabxetex} \setmainfont{AlQalamQuranMajeedWeb} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[Script=Arabic,Scale=1.1]{AlQalamQuranMajeedWeb} \...
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How Can I install Arabic package in MikTex? [duplicate]

when I try to type with Arabic I get errors. I found Arabic was not installed. herewith image illustrate this. thank all of you.
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Issue in pagenumbering with arabic ldf (babel)

I have this example, with arabic as second language \pagenumbering{roman} do not change page numbering form to roman Remark If we remove chapter headings changing of page numbering becomes possible. \...
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Minimum complete example on the new feature "kashida" with babel

@JavierBezos has added a new feature kashida with version 3.59 of babel which is discribed here https://github.com/latex3/babel/blob/main/news-guides/news/whats-new-in-babel-3.59.md The problem is I ...
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why I can't write an Abstract with 3 languages Arabic, french and English

I'm writing my master thesis with Latex, so I'm trying to write an abstract with arabic, french and english, I'm using pdfLatex engine, here's the main.tex : \documentclass[fontsize=12pt,parskip=half,...
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when write Arabic in lyx and add some words in English-The letters in English are inverse

I type in Arabic but when I add English words in the same line after Arabic word i notice the English letters are inverses. in the following picture I type two Arabic words from right to left and then ...
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Multi-Lingual Overleaf Latex problem

I using overleaf with English as the main language, but I need to add Some Arabic text in the article, I searched StackExchange, and I found some useful topics, which I applied to my article. The ...
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Writing numbers in arabic in lualatex

For the shown MWE, I am using Lualatex to prepare a document with "Arabic" set as the default language. Upon trying to write numbers as well as fractions inline with text, they appear in ...
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How to write Arabic maad sign in latex?

I would like to get : Is there any code to get it?
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How to get color coded Quran with tajweed rule [duplicate]

I would like to get Colour Coded Al-Quran text with Tajweed Rules. I can write Arabic text with latex but they are not color coded. How do I get color coded text? MWE: \documentclass{book} \...
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Arabic fonts with justification alternatives

This question is a complement to this other: Overview of Arabic fonts available for LaTeX/XeTeX? I'm working on Arabic justification for babel+luatex (see this Tweet) and I'm looking for fonts with ...
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ArabLuaTeX brackets in UTF-8 encoding

I am having issues with square brackets, parentheses, etc. in Arabic environment with unicode input. I appreciate any help: Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} \...
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Bad Character Code Error in Math Mode for Unicode Character

I used this solution by a user Cicada from one of the questions on how to type Unicode characters in math mode: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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ltugboat class and improper \beginR, \endR in XeTeX

The ltugboat class is incompatible with the bidi package so I am attempting to obtain minimal Arabic script support without the use of bidi or polyglossia. The minimum I need is to be able to use the \...
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Roman part numbering, but Roman and arabic output for \ref

In the memoir class, the \part is defined with a Roman number count. However, the memoir options to change number 1 into "first" or "one" by \ordinaltoname{\getrefnumber{part:label}...
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how to get right alignment for section and subsection in the table of contents in latex for arabic language?

I am using Arabic language so the alignment should be from the right to left. What I have so far for the table of contents is: and I have three problems: the roman numbering doesn't apply for the ...
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