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Editing of Arabic and Other Language Texts Disclosure Number: IPCOM000055309D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

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Batey, MA [+details]


Arabic and certain other languages (for example, Farsi and Urdu) have cursive alphabets, most of the letters of which have different shapes depending on the position of the letter in a word. Each letter may be in the initial position, a medial position or the final position in a word, or may be an isolated letter. When forming text using an alphabet of this type, the correct shape of each letter must be used.