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Language! #94772 19/08/04 11:25 PM
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Greetings from a new member

I can't read the topic of some channels. They alywas look something like this: مرحبا بكم في المساعده العربيه.
I have installed several (diffrent languages) fonts on my system and I even also have changed the regional settings but it still remains the same. How can I solve that please?

Thanks in advance

Re: Language! #94773 19/08/04 11:28 PM
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It's meant to look like that, it's a form of Arabic last I checked.

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Re: Language! #94774 19/08/04 11:36 PM
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Are you sure please?

Re: Language! #94775 19/08/04 11:38 PM
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Quite sure, as a DALnet helping person I continually get that message every single day, and everyone just sends people that have a font like that to #ArabHelp - It is not an error on your screen.

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Re: Language! #94776 20/08/04 01:03 AM
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They look like in mIRC however not in "real life", it is due to a shortfall in mIRC to support alternative character sets like UTF-8/Unicode.

You will either find the sentence is a bunch of differnet characters made up of 'مرحبا بكم في المساعده العربيه' type of things which is actually readable by someone who types arabic, or in worse cases it just comes out as lots of '?????????'s.

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Re: Language! #94777 20/08/04 06:55 AM
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Cyrillic fonts look very similar too.

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