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    a little help with word 08 please?
    so i just installed word 08 on my dads macbook. he is an arabic teacher and needs to be able to use arabic fonts with word 08. how do i do this?

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    arabic reads right to left

    I believe you need an Arabic version of Office 07

    Their support pages are not exactly helpful

    http://www.microsoft.com/Middleeast/Arabicdev/

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    Quote Originally Posted by louishen View Post
    arabic reads right to left

    I believe you need an Arabic version of Office 07

    Their support pages are not exactly helpful

    http://www.microsoft.com/Middleeast/Arabicdev/
    they dont have it for mac

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    can anyone else help me out?

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    Word 2008 does not support right-to-left ordering. Neither does Word 2004.

    You'll either need to use another program, like Nisus Writer or Mellel, or use the Windows version of Word, like louishen says.

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    Quote Originally Posted by (StationOfPlay) View Post
    so i just installed word 08 on my dads macbook. he is an arabic teacher and needs to be able to use arabic fonts with word 08. how do i do this?
    Arabic and Mac just dont go together, unfortunately.

    We have endless problems. My Arabic colleague has installed Parallel and for anything Arabic we need we use Word on Windows.

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    Ok everyone, i tries using Arabic in Pages 08, and it worked. It doesnt go from right to left, but it actually writes in Arabic.

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