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RE: finding a good Arabic font
- To: "General Arabization Discussion" <general at arabeyes dot org>
- Subject: RE: finding a good Arabic font
- From: "Boncek, John" <jboncek at hunter dot com>
- Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 14:01:43 -0500
- Thread-index: AcfCWm4lb4Afq8knQO6e2FtEXk++AQAAKngg
- Thread-topic: finding a good Arabic font
I know TTF would be usable. I'm not sure which bitmap font types are
usable in Linux, but if you know a Linux-compatible bitmap font type that
would also be OK.
From: general-bounces at arabeyes dot org [mailto:general-bounces at arabeyes dot org]
On Behalf Of Ahmed MANSOUR
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 1:53 PM
To: General Arabization Discussion
Subject: Re: finding a good Arabic font
what kind of font are you looking for TTF or bitmap? I think bitmap
fixed size font look better at small size.
Le lundi 09 juillet 2007 à 08:47 -0500, Boncek, John a écrit :
> I am looking for a good-appearing Arabic font or set of fonts for an
> embedded application. Memory is tight, so a reasonably small size is
> important, preferably under one megabyte. Screen space is also
> limited, so a font that appears at less than 20 pixels or so total
> height while still being legible would be desirable. The application
> runs in Linux with GTK and Pango using the Unicode encoding UTF-8.
> Can you recommend a suitable font or set of fonts?
> John Boncek
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