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Libreoffice writer persian [closed]

asked 2014-05-10 11:18:28 +0100

ehsan31792 gravatar image

updated 2015-08-27 12:51:35 +0100

Alex Kemp gravatar image

first question: when i type in Libreoffice writer in persian, when i wanna put a point in the end of a sentence, the point goes in the begaining of the line. how can i fix this? 2nd question: where can i get some persian fonts?

os: ubuntu 14.04

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answered 2014-05-10 15:02:26 +0100

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updated 2014-05-10 16:34:04 +0100

There are a number of useful references to using Persian with LibreOffice. For example "http://askubuntu.com/questions/282981/how-to-set-libreoffice-to-use-persian-arabic-indic-hindi-page-numbers" . And also http://alefba.us/libreoffice-arabic-p... is especially useful.

Don't forget that as Persian is written right to left, you must choose the right options in LibreOffice. For example Tools > Options > Language Settings > Complex text Layout (CTL). Selecting this will allow you then to select the Persian to the right of the CTL selection.

I presume the point at the end of a line will depend on whether you are typing right to left or left to right. Some of the fonts on LibreOffice contain Arabic scripts. These may be enough to get you started. Sorry not to be more help but Middle East languages are not my area. However, there is a LibreOffice section on Farsi you will find on http://nabble.documentfoundation.org/ . Whether that is useful for you I am unable to answer. .. Peter

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