Instructions for Viewing Arabic Text
- If you are using Arabic Windows 95
Option 1: Microsoft Arabic Internet Explorer 3.02 and above.
Option 2: Sindbad Arabization tool from Sakhr can be used with either Netscape
Navigator 3.0 or 3.01. It has a lot of advantages over Arabic Microsoft Explorer, such as
Arabic e-mail and Arabic chat. To download the latest version please visit http://www.sakhr.com.
- If you are using non-Arabic Windows 95
Sindbad Arabization tool form Sakhr
can be used with either Netscape Navigator 3.0 or 3.01. It has a lot of advantages over
Arabic Microsoft Explorer, such as Arabic e-mail and Arabic chat. To download the latest
version please visit http://www.sakhr.com.
- If you are using Arabic Windows 3.x
Use Netscape 16 bit Navigator 3.01 but note
that some text may be displayed incorrectly. Also you might need to read the following
notes to configure the browser to display Arabic text.
- Important notes for Netscape users:
If you cannot read Arabic pages, please
follow these instructions:
- Make sure that you are running your browser
under Arabic Windows.
- Run your browser, choose Arabic mode if you
are using Sindbad and go to one of our Arabic pages.
- From Netscape, Choose Options >
General Preferences > Fonts.
- Click the "Choose Font" button to
change the default Proportional Font.
- A Fonts Dialog box will appear, choose an
Arabic font (such as Traditional Arabic or Transparent Arabic) from the list and choose a
- Click OK, the Font dialog box will
- Click OK to save the changes.
- Finally, please change to User-Defined
encoding from the View pull-down menu (or from the Options menu in Navigator 3.x) to see
your changes take effect (the font's you specified earlier should also be for
User-Defined, not Western fonts).
- Now you should be able to read the Arabic
- MS Windows 95 font smoother
To improve the overall quality of fonts
displayed on your screen, regardless of your operating system, download and use MS Windows
95 font smoother. This free utility from Microsoft makes your fonts display in a smoother,
but work only if your machine is set to 64K colors or more.