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Problem with arabic text appearance in Firefox v4

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Dear Firefox, I'm currently using latest firefox browser for desktop. however, I'm having problem with the appreance of arabic text with this latest version where the arabic letters are not properly connected. I did not have problem viewing arabic text with the previous version (3.xx). Kindly look at the following link pic for your reference.https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/WWoRJSPpAWBg5fNjaZYcb430K5mi1N1Y32438iUt0jw?feat=directlink Kindly assist in getting the appearance right. Thanks :)

Dear Firefox, I'm currently using latest firefox browser for desktop. however, I'm having problem with the appreance of arabic text with this latest version where the arabic letters are not properly connected. I did not have problem viewing arabic text with the previous version (3.xx). Kindly look at the following link pic for your reference.https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/WWoRJSPpAWBg5fNjaZYcb430K5mi1N1Y32438iUt0jw?feat=directlink Kindly assist in getting the appearance right. Thanks :)

Chosen solution

Problem solved.

1- Start Firefox 4 browser.

2- Type in Address Bar : about:config

3- It will tell you : This might void your warranty!

4- Press : I'll be careful, I promise!

5- Type in Filter Bar : gfx.font_rendering.harfbuzz.level

6- Change Value to 1.

7- Done.

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cor-el
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That issue should be fixed in a next update. It is already fixed in nightly Minefield builds.

  • Bug 635639 – Vowels are not rendered correctly in some Persian/Arabic/Hebrew fonts
That issue should be fixed in a next update. It is already fixed in nightly Minefield builds. *[https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=635639 Bug 635639] – Vowels are not rendered correctly in some Persian/Arabic/Hebrew fonts
adawe 0 solutions 4 answers

I hope to solve this problem in the next version, especially the appearance of some arabic letters that are not properly connected such as (see the image)

http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/7281/16042011121303am.jpg


<fixed image link - edited by moderator>

I hope to solve this problem in the next version, especially the appearance of some arabic letters that are not properly connected such as (see the image) http://img687.imageshack.us/img687/7281/16042011121303am.jpg <i><fixed image link - edited by moderator></i>

Modified by cor-el

myyas 1 solutions 3 answers

Chosen Solution

Problem solved.

1- Start Firefox 4 browser.

2- Type in Address Bar : about:config

3- It will tell you : This might void your warranty!

4- Press : I'll be careful, I promise!

5- Type in Filter Bar : gfx.font_rendering.harfbuzz.level

6- Change Value to 1.

7- Done.

Problem solved. 1- Start Firefox 4 browser. 2- Type in Address Bar : '''about:config''' 3- It will tell you : '''This might void your warranty!''' 4- Press : '''I'll be careful, I promise!''' 5- Type in Filter Bar : '''gfx.font_rendering.harfbuzz.level''' 6- Change Value to '''1'''. 7- '''Done.'''

Modified by myyas

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myyas, that really have solved the problem. thanks! however i do not know if this solution might affect something else in the firefox application software. Do hope they come up with the update for next version quickly.

myyas, that really have solved the problem. thanks! however i do not know if this solution might affect something else in the firefox application software. Do hope they come up with the update for next version quickly.