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Middle Eastern version doesn't work

New Here ,
Apr 10, 2024 Apr 10, 2024

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Hi, I just downloaded Creative Cloud. I changed the preferences to English supports Hebrew, but it doesn't work. There is no option to change to Right to Left in Paragraph or Character windows. PLEASE HELP!!

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Community Expert , Apr 10, 2024 Apr 10, 2024

https://ken-lunde.medium.com/adobe-indesign-tips-japanese-cjk-functionality-english-ui-redux-539528e295c6

 

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The following is the path to the file that needs to be tweaked (if you are using an older version of Adobe InDesign, you simply need to replace “Adobe InDesign 2020” with the appropriate folder name):

/Applications/Adobe InDesign 2020/Presets/applicationpreferences/indesign/

Of course, if you use the Terminal app to navigate to the path shown above, you

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For the first link, it looks a bit different to the instructions.

Screenshot 2024-04-10 at 8.09.28 pm.png

But if we assume it is supposed to do the same thing and doesn't work, do you know how to do it on a Mac?

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https://ken-lunde.medium.com/adobe-indesign-tips-japanese-cjk-functionality-english-ui-redux-539528e...

 

You need to scroll halfway:

 

[...]

The following is the path to the file that needs to be tweaked (if you are using an older version of Adobe InDesign, you simply need to replace “Adobe InDesign 2020” with the appropriate folder name):

/Applications/Adobe InDesign 2020/Presets/applicationpreferences/indesign/

Of course, if you use the Terminal app to navigate to the path shown above, you either need to surround the entire path in quotes, or prefix the two instances of space in “Adobe InDesign 2020” with a backslash as follows:

/Applications/Adobe\ InDesign\ 2020/…

The tweak is to the file applicationpreference.plist, specifically to change the value that is associated with the Feature Set Locale Setting key, from 256 (English) to 257 (Japanese), which affects a single character:

<integer>257</integer>

The only other possible setting for this value is 259, which exposes full Middle Eastern (aka Arabic) text layout functionality.

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Thank you 🙂

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