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Jan 04, 2018

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I have a problem when I want to write some words in the Arabic language. After typing the words and save the pdf file and open it again, all the words are displayed in reversed order and separated.

The example:

السلام

but the Adobe displays the word like this: م ا ل س ل ا

I'm using Adobe dc and the option right to left is enabled.

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Correct answer by Zaid_Al_Hilali | Adobe Community Professional

As you noticed, you can type Arabic well in the Fill & Sign environment, however once you exit the environment back to the document level workspace, your Arabic text which you typed in the Fill & Sign becomes disjointed.

This is a known bug in Acrobat/Reader. You may vote here to fix the bug.

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Arabic language support

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I have a problem when I want to write some words in the Arabic language. After typing the words and save the pdf file and open it again, all the words are displayed in reversed order and separated.

The example:

السلام

but the Adobe displays the word like this: م ا ل س ل ا

I'm using Adobe dc and the option right to left is enabled.

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Correct answer by Zaid_Al_Hilali | Adobe Community Professional

As you noticed, you can type Arabic well in the Fill & Sign environment, however once you exit the environment back to the document level workspace, your Arabic text which you typed in the Fill & Sign becomes disjointed.

This is a known bug in Acrobat/Reader. You may vote here to fix the bug.

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Hi Essa,

Adobe Acrobat supports Arabic language within many features but not all. However, the support for Arabic is still not available and it is stil under review.

You can try the workaround suggested in the similar discussion- Arabic PDF characters are disjointed and reversed!

Also see- How do I extract Arabic Text using Acrobat DC? 

Hope this will help a bit.

Regards,

Akanchha

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I read the discussion but there is no solution. I would to recommend using Adobe reader XI because i try it and it works fine with arbic language by using the language pack.

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مرحبا

Which feature in Acrobat are you using to type/edit text? Is this Acrobat Pro?

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Hi Im using sign and fill. Its just to add text and you can not edit it directly.

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As you noticed, you can type Arabic well in the Fill & Sign environment, however once you exit the environment back to the document level workspace, your Arabic text which you typed in the Fill & Sign becomes disjointed.

This is a known bug in Acrobat/Reader. You may vote here to fix the bug.

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"I have Adobe Reader DC and I have a problem when I want to write some words in the Arabic language. After typing the words and save the pdf file and open it again, all the words are displayed in reversed order and separated.

 

The example:

السلام

but the Adobe displays the word like this: م ا ل س ل ا

 

And I cant solve this problem.

could you please help me to solve this problem.

Thank you

 

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