[scribus] Scribus+Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: Arabic text gets scrambled (help is needed: newbie)

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Wed Dec 29 09:09:06 CET 2010


> > I am a new user of Scribus&  I am in charge of a newsletter which
> > is to be written in Arabic. I have read that Scribus supports
> > Arabic which is apparent from the text editor which I already used
> > to write in Arabic, but the problem arises when the text is entered
> > in the layout of the newsletter. Particularly, the letter are being
> > written in the left-to-right style (as in English) rather than
> > right-to-left as supposed&  hence all words are scrambled&
> > unreadable.
> >
> > Could someone guide me in the process of solving this problem ?
> >
> > Maybe I should note that I am operating on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (gnome)
> > with the Scribus version
> >
> > I hope someone of you would be able to help.
> Not sure where we are with Arabic support.
> Have you selected the right-to-left button in text tab of Properties? 
> (looks like a backwards R)

no arabic support yet...

you may expect it at some time next year (2011, that is...).


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