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Questions about using TeX for typesetting documents in Arabic script.

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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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problem with end letter in Arabic words

I use the below commands to get an Arabic sentence \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[cp 1256]{inputenc} \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel} \usepackage[LAE,LFE]{fontenc} \Vocalize \...
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letters and spacing in Arabic — bug in OpenType layout of LuaLaTeX

I perceive the following unwanted outcome: Two issues: In the first line, the last word on the right has a small gap between the second and the third letter from the right that is not supposed to be ...
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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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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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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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Unable to generate PDF using hyperref along with babel[arabic]

I am unable to generate PDF when using hyperref & bookmark package alongwith \usepackage[arabic,english]{babel}. If I remove the packages hyperref & bookmark, then PDF generated successfully. ...
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Spellchecking highlighting problem in TexStudio when writing in Arabic

When I write a document in Arabic it behaves differently than in English when it comes to highlighting words misspelled. Consider the screenshot below: Arabic comma right after the target word, ...
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Arabic letters using the “Scripts for data acquisition with paper-based surveys”

I am designing a questionnaire with the "Scripts for data acquisition with paper-based surveys" (SDAPS) - available here: https://sdaps.org/ Although from version 1.1.11 released on 27.12.2015 Arabic ...
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lualatex and changing the font size of arabverse environment

I am using arabluatex package with lualatex system. Three questions please: The text does not scale appropriately with the arabverse environment. This is the tex file: \documentclass[article, 11pt, ...
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Encourage (XeLa)TeX to break pages at the end of sentences within a paragraph

As the title suggests, I am using XeLaTeX to layout very long paragraphs (up to 50 pages in length for a single paragraph), and would like to encourage it to break pages at the end of sentences within ...
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Email addresses & Abstract missing when using the elsarticle class

I am trying to format my paper using Latex with the class elsarticle for an Elsevier journal. I am using TeXnicCenter along with Miktex. It's working perfectly when the content is all in English (...
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Correct inconsistent image placement across direction boundaries in ConTeXt?

I have a serious of auto-generated documents in various languages that include a mix of LTR and RTL languages. I am trying to come up with common markup that works across both directions. I've run ...
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Problem with the font Traditional Arabic for aligning parenthesis ()

I'm using Polyglossia to write a book of probability in arabic, and I've recently changed of machine, then I've some problems (great) of typesetting my old files, which are compiling usually in my old ...
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XeTeX Arabic vowels

I would like to demonstrate declension in the Arabic language by coloring a single vowel or letter. I found some solutions to color a single letter, however the connections would break. So again I'm ...
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Using babel package to add Persian text into English document

I'm trying to add some Persian text into an English document (Springer style) using the babel package. Here is my tex file as follow: \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} \...
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Index Won't appear in an arabic document

I am making a book, and using Polyglossia package along with biblatex and XELATEX. I am using Arabic and English languages. When I try to make an index, it won't appear. Here is the code as shown ...
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How to typesetting traditional Arabic texts

I was researching how to typeset traditional Arabic texts in LaTeX and stumbled on this research article published on tug.org from back in 2006 (link). Does there exist a more modern/better approach, ...
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Strange XOR behaviour with polyglossia and arabxetex [memoir]

I'm getting a strange behaviour when loading polyglossia and arabxetex together, and enabling \setotherlanguages{arabic}. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{xcolor} \...
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roman numbering not showing correctly

I write a small arabic text document. I set the page numbering type to roman. When I use headings page style, I got the numbering correct in the center of the footer. But when changing the page style ...
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tcolorbox listing in XeLaTex compiler

I want to write a document whose main language is Arabic with listings by using the package \usepackage{polyglossia} \documentclass[14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[listings,minted,breakable,skins]{...
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Problems with numeral in Arabtext using polyglossia

I have this files: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{extbook} %--------------------------------------------- \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{Times New Roman} \setsansfont{Arial} \setmonofont{Courier ...
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Distorted arabic font when trying to make text follow the path using TikZ

I need to make Arabic text follow some curved path using TikZ. This is the sample code I am using: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{decorations.text} \...
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Minion Pro and IPA

I'm using MinionPro with fontspec on Windows 10. Some IPA symbols do not show up when I compile with XeLaTeX. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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xetex polyglossia arabic : compilation issue

I need help for what seems to me a configuration problem. I try to compile a document with both arabic and french languages using xetex and polyglossia. I was used to it with my former installation ...
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Quoting an Arabic phrase

How can I quote this: وَمُلۡكٍ۬ لَّا يَبۡلَىٰ I have already tried \RL{وَمُلۡكٍ۬ لَّا يَبۡلَىٰ} and \<وَمُلۡكٍ۬ لَّا يَبۡلَىٰ > but unfortunately, it doesn't work. \usepackage[polutonikogreek,...
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Numbers reversed in arabic-english document

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{arabic} \begin{document} English: 23.4 \end{document} On my system (XeTeX, ...
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Reledmac for Arabic edition (with arabluatex), minor problem with critical apparatus

I'm really grateful for the help offered on this problem so far. Under arabluatex, the problem I posted two days ago (Reledmac for Arabic edition, problem with critical apparatus) is solved. It also ...
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Redefining \pointname for exam class

I want to use to customize commands in exam.cls to my use. The point 1 for general purpose and the point 2 for use in arabic language 1/ The first customization concerns the environment ''...
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Makeindex error when using \tableofcontents or \chapter with arabi package

When I remove the three lines \tableofcontents \chapter{1} \chapter{2} from the following document, makeindex works without problem and the index is printed. But in presence of these lines I get an ...
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ArabXeTeX ignoring \allowbreak

I've got an issue with XeLaTeX ignoring \allowbreak on lines that overflow by a small amount. I've tried to recreate the issue with English text but it does not occur. We have a large amount of data ...
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Switch between right-to-left and left-to-right two-columns with long entries

I give here the answer of the problem of using indices for making dictionaries English-Arabic, for a book of probability, thanks to this very powerful discussion... Switch twocolumn between right-to-...
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XeTeX not recognizing some commands, yet output is fine

I am trying an example of Arabic script in XeTeX. I use TeXstudio. The output is displayed fine, but there are some "unrecognized commands". MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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boxed text between pages in arabic, rightmargin with tikz

First, I want to thank the members of the discussion of the message Boxed text between pages which was very interesting for my use, so I got a macro in arabic for my examples (which is right-to-...
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I want to add a slide number above the greenline in footnote in latex e.g; 2 should appeared on same position above the green line

I want to add a slide number above the greenline in footnote in latex e.g; 2 should appeared on same position above the green line i want it like a picture attached and it should be above the green ...
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how can i write Arabic Mathematical Symbols by LaTex?

how can i write Arabic mathematical symbols within Arabic text by LaTex? For example, Integral, square root and derivative symbols from right to left as follow:
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Annotated linguistic resource for grammar, syntax and morphology

I stumbled upon this site (link) that have made a full syntax tree (annotated linguistic resource for grammar, syntax and morphology) of an Arabic text: Is their a package/similar approach to ...
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tag an equation

I want to give a name to an equation which is "the reverse of ن" i'm using polyglossia when I write \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,openany]{book} %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%% %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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sectioning with polyglossia

I have a problem in writing section in arabic using polyglossia and titlesec \PassOptionsToPackage{svgnames}{xcolor} \documentclass[12.5pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[usestackEOL]{stackengine} \...
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Hashtag inside \begin{Arabic} \end{Arabic}

When I do something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainlanguage{english} \setotherlanguage{arabic} \newfontfamily\arabicfont[]{Geeza Pro ...
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Arabxetex plus missing glyph

The default font for arabxetex is Amiri. Here I want to use different font which is Markazi Text together with quran package. \documentclass[b5paper,11pt]{memoir} \usepackage[left=1.8cm,right=1.8cm,...
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Question about compilation in Arabic tex

I found this tex files but it gives me many errors (in \fancyhfoffset,\mainmatter,..): i compile with xelatex and texlive 2017 how to do ? thank you \documentclass{book} \usepackage[dvips]{...
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Parentheses don't appear after the compilation

I have an Arabic text. When compiling using XeLaTeX and the Noto Naskh Arabic font I can't get the parentheses, instead I got rectangles. An extract from the code: \documentclass[14pt,a4paper]{book} ...
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Who made Farsi/Persian typesetting available in TeX (Plain TeX, LaTeX2.09, and LaTeX2e)?

I found a code somewhere in a community as: %!tex program=xetex % Enable right to left typesetting \TeXXeTstate=1 % define a font (this is one I have) \font\frmnorm = "IRCompset" at 24pt \let\rm = \...
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How to add a UTF8 arabic or farsi symbol to Texlive?

the following MWE gives a error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etex} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LFE,LAE,OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage[farsi,arabic]{babel} \...
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Dealing with strange character in arabictex using TeXnicCenter

I'm using TeXnicCenter 32bit on Windows 7 and i want to try Typesetting a document using Arabic script i tired to read Typesetting a document using Arabic script and https://www.sharelatex.com/learn/...
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Transliteration problem with arabxetex package

The following code is not producing properly formatted transliteration of the arabic text. I have no trouble producing proper arabic characters with the [voc] option, but the [trans] option is not ...