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Arabic Font won't "stick" in Word 2003

Q: Arabic Font won't "stick" in Word 2003

I am a novice, but with some experience in Word, plus had help from a professional. So we downloaded and intalled the keyboard and complex script and right-to-left languages as described here We restarted when promted. Opened a Word doc, set the language and font to Arabic transparent, but it keeps switching back to Arial or New Times Roman as soon as I type. I can open Arabic documents without any problem and I can cut & paste and it all appears as it should on the page, justified to the right, etc.

Can someone please help? Thanks a million!

Oh - and I installed it on my other computer which also runs XP, but it's Office 2007. It didn't have any problems.

~ PyraPuppy
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Yup. What it is doing is not wrong, just not what you are expecting.

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Quote: Originally Posted by RBCC

How do I change the font of "Welcome", "Logging Off" and "Shutting down"? Is it hard coded in a uifile? Which file are the words in? Is the file written in XML?? John

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Quote: Originally Posted by ADKR

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Hi, I think you may misunderstand what "hot swappable" means. Basically you can add a device to a computer without having to reboot to take effect. It is plug and play, now even if you have disabled write cache current can still be running through the device and removing it can corrupt data thats why we have "safely remove hardware". What you have done is ignore convention and now have corrupted your external device. Use command prompt at the prompt use the assigned drive letter and run chkntfs /I or whatever the drive is should only bother you once more .. DO not blame the system for your failure to understand it ... Learn first.
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How is it reported in Disk Management ? ?
Right clik My Manage...then Disk Management...
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Hello kakadas,

Do you have Always show all icons and notifications on the taskbar box checked?

Notification Area Icons - Hide or Show System Icons and Notifications - Windows 7 Help Forums
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We can try two methods to check if the issue gets fixed:

Method 1 (If autorun.inf file is present):

1. Go to control panel then folder options.
2. Press tab view and check view hidden files and folders.
3. Then go to the device not opening and explore it.
4. Look if you see autorun.inf and if present delete it.
5. Then disconnect USB device from system and reconnect it.

Method 2 (If autorun.inf file isn't present):

Go to command prompt, click Start and type the following command:
attrib -s -r -h X:\autorun.inf

Press enter and then type the following command:
del X:\autorun.inf

Press enter and after this disconnect USB device from system and reconnect it.
To go to command prompt following the steps mentioned below:
1. Click Start.
2. Type in Search box CMD.
3. Right Click on CMD and RUN AS ADMIN.
4. Then type in attrib -s -r -h X:\autorun.inf.
Note: Please notice that X means the drive letter (E:\, F:\, etc).

If the above steps do not work, in CMD type sfc /scannow. Please use the following link for detailed instructions: System Files - SFC Command

Note: Ensure that the data is backed up from the memory stick before you follow above mentioned steps.

Please post back with the results.
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There are 2 registry paths to change:
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Open Word.
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A:What caused font "leading" (vertical space) to shrink in Firefox??

Well... I have solved my own problem.

I don't know how/why the restore of the Macrium Reflect system image from 9/14 on MDR would have had any effect whatsoever on PREFS.JS for Firefox on that machine, but apparently it must have. Or, something else adjacent to that system image restore actually caused a change in PREFS.JS. Don't know.

But I'm going to do further research into this as I have time-based backups going well back and I will be able to absolutely confirm what I have now discovered as the explanation for this anomaly... which is that it was actually a change to one crucial line in PREFS.JS for Firefox which was responsible for the "leading" change on the SevenForums site, among others, because of the default font used on this site.

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MDR shrunken: user_pref("intl.charsetmenu.browser.cache", "Big5, windows-1251, us-ascii, UTF-8, ISO-8859-1");

DFW/MDR normal: user_pref("intl.charsetmenu.browser.cache", "UTF-8, windows-1252, ISO-8859-1, EUC-KR, Big5");
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And... sure enough... with just that one line put back into PREFS.JS (on MDR, but copied from DFW, and which specified WINDOWS-1252) from the saved PREFS.JS (which was on the malfunctioning MDR, and which specified WINDOWS-1251), sure enough I was able to once again bring back the reduced "leading"!!

And restoring that one line back to the one which specified WINDOWS-1252, well I was once again able to get the "leading" back to "normal".
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Hello Dogmatix,

Yes, you can still hide system fonts if you like. It's the same way used in Windows 7 below.

Fonts - Show and Hide - Windows 7 Forums

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A:Help with "Not Responding" errors when printing or selecting font

Quote: Originally Posted by jshuman

What really confuses me is that this has all worked flawlessly since early 2010, and then these issues popped up.

May not be much of an answer, but if you've been running your currently installed Win7 system since probably late 2009 (which was also around the time I first installed mine), maybe you're do for a fresh reinstall?

I went about a year on my initial install, and was quite amazed at the remarkable stability and "effective lifetime before a new install was appropriate" of Win7 as compared to earlier Windows versions.

But late in 2010, I decided it was finally ok to eliminate WinXP and that alternative boot partition, and used it as the opportunity to reinstall Win7 from scratch as the proper course of action. Plus, I'd kind of "experimented" during the year trying out various add-ons and then maybe backing them out (perhaps not quite as completely as one would hope). Results of normal day-to-day operation began to exhibit the usual signs of "registry corruption" and odd behavior, similar to what used to trigger the desire to reinstall WinXP say every 6 months... to "clean house".

Then, in around March of 2011, I decided I'd actually like to have WinXP back, and once again took the opportunity to install both WinXP (in a much more leaned-down implementation, just installing the specific applications for what I needed it for) and then Win7 again.

My Win7 this third time has turned out to be fantastic, in its stability and reliability. Everything works exactly as expected, with no anomalies.

Might you consider that full reinstall option as your "solution"?
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Its there already.(SegoeUIsym.ttf) However you need to use something like charmap to view it. Alternatively a file manager like 7-zip will show the font file in the Windows\Fonts folder. Explorer will not open the fonts folder as a normal file folder - it opens it in Control Panel instead, hiding many of the system fonts and only showing the basic character set.

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That wasn't very helpful was it? Sorry, I should have read the original post properly.

You need your original install media for windows 8, and something that will open the /sources/install.wim file. I would recommend 7-zip:

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To properly analyse and solve problems with Activation and Validation, we need to see a full copy of the report produced by the MGADiag tool
(download and save to desktop - )
Once saved, run the tool.
Click on the Continue button, which will produce the report.
To copy the report to your response, click on the Copy button in the tool (ignore any error messages at this point), and then paste (using either r-click/Paste, or Ctrl+V ) into your response.
- **in your own thread**, please

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A:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)


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A:My HJT log, post "lost font" problem

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only post the same problem once,when someone comes online that can help they will
belarc prints off very small but legible
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