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Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostTue Oct 09, 2018 3:01 pm

hi
i tried to type Arabic in Fusion 9 example مَن but the letters don't join together
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostTue Oct 09, 2018 5:00 pm

Correct ligature display depends on the font you use. In a quick test of the fonts on my system, only Calibri both showed a ligature and displayed the glyphs.

I think the font you're using actually does have the ligature, but it's on top of the right-hand character.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostWed Oct 10, 2018 9:07 am

Unfortunately, whatever font you use, Fusion doesn't know how to correctly render Arabic. There is a python script that renders Arabic correctly, but I haven't had time to look at making it work in Fusion.

Here's the link:

https://github.com/mpcabd/python-arabic-reshaper

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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostWed Oct 10, 2018 11:06 pm

Been there... the only way I found to render Arabic correctly was Word, then export to PDF and import into Photoshop.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 4:21 pm

i guessed to do a png

George Deierling wrote:Been there... the only way I found to render Arabic correctly was Word, then export to PDF and import into Photoshop.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 4:23 pm

weird cos resolve does

Ziggy Uszkurat wrote:Unfortunately, whatever font you use, Fusion doesn't know how to correctly render Arabic. There is a python script that renders Arabic correctly, but I haven't had time to look at making it work in Fusion.

Here's the link:

https://github.com/mpcabd/python-arabic-reshaper

Best wishes
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 5:40 pm

realgugabyte wrote:hi
i tried to type Arabic in Fusion 9 example مَن but the letters don't join together
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Resolve does support Arabic fonts. You need to install the Arabic Keyboard and fonts.
Urdu fonts and keyboard should work too because Urdu uses similar fonts.
Free keyboard and fonts are available at http://www.deedahwar.net/%DA%88%D8%A7%D9%88%D9%97%D9%86-%D9%84%D9%88%DA%88 for download.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 6:45 pm

Suhaib Siddiqi wrote:
realgugabyte wrote:hi
i tried to type Arabic in Fusion 9 example مَن but the letters don't join together
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Resolve does support Arabic fonts. You need to install the Arabic Keyboard and fonts.
Urdu fonts and keyboard should work too because Urdu uses similar fonts.
Free keyboard and fonts are available at http://www.deedahwar.net/%DA%88%D8%A7%D9%88%D9%97%D9%86-%D9%84%D9%88%DA%88 for download.


i know resolve does, i'm talking about fusion tho
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Oct 22, 2018 8:47 pm

realgugabyte wrote:
i know resolve does, i'm talking about fusion tho


Sorry, Fusion 9 does not. Can you not import Fusion comp into Resolve 15.x, work on Arabic Text then export it back to Fusion from DR 15? Fusion 9 dongle let's you use Resolve Studio 15.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostWed Oct 24, 2018 8:48 pm

Suhaib Siddiqi wrote:
realgugabyte wrote:
i know resolve does, i'm talking about fusion tho


Sorry, Fusion 9 does not. Can you not import Fusion comp into Resolve 15.x, work on Arabic Text then export it back to Fusion from DR 15? Fusion 9 dongle let's you use Resolve Studio 15.


i don't know if i understood you 100% but i have an idea now
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostThu Oct 25, 2018 3:58 pm

realgugabyte wrote:
Suhaib Siddiqi wrote:
realgugabyte wrote:
i know resolve does, i'm talking about fusion tho


Sorry, Fusion 9 does not. Can you not import Fusion comp into Resolve 15.x, work on Arabic Text then export it back to Fusion from DR 15? Fusion 9 dongle let's you use Resolve Studio 15.


i don't know if i understood you 100% but i have an idea now


Import the saved Fusion 9 project in Davinci Resolve Studio 15.1.2. It opens Fusion projects. Go to Fusion tab and work on the Arabic text, then either finish your rest of the Fusion project in Davinci Resolve Studio 15.1.2 or export it back to Fusion 9. Your Fusion 9 dongle lets you use Davinci Resolve 15.1.2 without a separate licensing. Fusion had been integrated into Davinci Resolve 15.x.x. It is a free upgrade for Davinci Resolve 14 as well as Fusion 9 users.
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Re: Arabic text problem in Fusion 9

PostMon Nov 05, 2018 5:33 pm

I think the main issue here is that Fusion renders the text as separate characters, since you can animate every character separately as well.
And this doesn't allow the font renderer to use ligatures (since it only knows about a single character at a time) - which are nice to have in Latin alphabets, but crucial in languages such as Arabic.

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