Refugee Phrasebook/How to paste Arabic

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To Adobe inDesgin[edit]

1 - Add a “Text Area” to your new document

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2 - In the main menu, choose “Type”, scroll down to “Fill with placeholder text” at the same time, press CMD on Mac or CTRL on PC

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3- In the dropdown menu, select Arabic

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4- Replace the placeholder arabic text with the text you copied from the wikibook

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Important notes:

  • You need to copy/paste each column / language separately.
  • If you want to copy/paste the whole columns, you have to download the google sheet, open it into Excel, save it as an xls file and paste it into inDesigh
  • You need to replace punctuation and line separations with a space or a dot “.”
  • For Urdu and Persian, please download ArabicGenie (Download Mac version here)