[scribus] R-t-L arabic script

Joe Zeff joe at zeff.us
Tue Feb 1 07:22:08 CET 2011

On 01/31/2011 09:51 PM, nal sanj wrote:
> im a new user of scribus. i wanted to use the application to make documents
> in Urdu language (arabic script) but im not able to write properly - i dont
> know what it is called technically but normally in arabic certain alphabets
> truncate and join the next one in a word. but try as i might in scribus each
> alphabet is seperate. Im i doing something wrong?

The English term you're looking for is "ligature."  That's when two 
letters connect, as in a double t or f.  I'm not sure how to do that in 
Scribus, but at least you now know what to look for.

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