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Posts: 6
Registered: ‎09-06-2010
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Arabic characters issue

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Hi All;

 

While preparing a an app for the BB, we found out that the Madda using all fonts on the BB is not rendered correctly.  Instead of being a zero spaced character like the rest of the diacritics (7arakat), it is disconnected and thus creates a space between it and the next character.  What is worse is that it displays the madda in the wrong position (one character before where its actual position).   Is there a fix for it?  An example الرَّحْمَـٰنِ shows up on BB as الرَّحْ ٰمَـنِ. 

 

thanks in advance,

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Posts: 17,025
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: Arabic characters issue

you could try to load a custom font that displays it better.
i doubt that a fix from rim-side would be much help, as it could not be retroactive, but if you want to try you can report the issue in jira.
https://www.blackberry.com/jira/secure/Dashboard.jspa
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Re: Arabic characters issue

Thanks Simon

 

yes, i tried to use my fonts but the result was the same.