Having problem when using Data Merge with Arabic language

New Here ,
Dec 07, 2020 Dec 07, 2020

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Hi there,

i'm trying to use data merge to do an employees cards,

all are ok for English,

but for the Arabic letters, things become strange it became like Alien language over there,

 

i need you're advice,

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 07, 2020 Dec 07, 2020
Hi @trendyart, This might be an encoding issue with the CSV file. Please go through the following discussion and try the suggested encoding https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/adobe-indesign-data-merge-wrong-encoding/m-p/11618034?page=1#M404763 Also, make sure that the font applied to the text has all the required glyphs and that the proper paragraph composer is applied -Manan

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Dec 07, 2020 Dec 07, 2020

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Hi @trendyart,

This might be an encoding issue with the CSV file. Please go through the following discussion and try the suggested encoding

https://community.adobe.com/t5/indesign/adobe-indesign-data-merge-wrong-encoding/m-p/11618034?page=1...

Also, make sure that the font applied to the text has all the required glyphs and that the proper paragraph composer is applied

-Manan

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New Here ,
Jan 23, 2021 Jan 23, 2021

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Thank you Manan it works,

i use this format: UTF-16 Unicode Text (.text)

and it works for Arabic,

Thank you again, you saved me from setting 120 cards nanually 🙂 

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Nov 15, 2021 Nov 15, 2021

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Thanks .. same problem and your solution work for me. 

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