Forum: Ruby Re: Arabic PDF Reports

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67bb4df2775f6a6b603347dce7119571?d=identicon&s=25 unknown (Guest)
on 2006-03-18 16:40
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Austin Ziegler has written pdf-writer, a tool to produce PDFs in  Ruby.
Maybe you can use say, his file hello.rb, to adjust it's output to
provided you have an
Arabic font available.
Maybe you also need to adjust the encoding, I think it's ISO 8859-6 for

A more complicated alternative is to use the free and professional
"latex", which lets you generate postscript and pdf files. It has a
of generating fonts of its own. There is a special project Arabtex for
Arabic output
in latex.
But understanding how Latex works  can be quite a lot of work for a
application ;-)

Best regards

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