How to Read Arabic Text

Arabic pages in this site a represented as text, not images, In order to view Arabic text you need to use the right combination of operating system and internet browser.

Please read the following options and choose the one that suites you.

If you are using MS  Windows 95, 98 or 2000 [Arabic and non-Arabic versions]:

IMPORTANT: Please read the following note to make sure that you install the Arabic support correctly:

Steps to Add Arabic Text Display Support for Internet Explorer 5

If you are installing IE5 for the first time:

If you have IE5 already installed, please follow these steps:

1. From the Start menu chose Settings.
2. Select Control Panel
3. Select Add/Remove Programs
4. Select Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Tools
5. Click Add/Remove Programs.
6. Check the "Add Component" radio button, then press OK.
7. Scroll until you find the "multi language support" option.
8. Check "Arabic text display support" , then press next
9. Press finish, then your computer will restart.

To smooth your screen fonts if you are running Explorer 4.0 or Later on Windows 98 or later

1. Make sure that your display card is configured to use 64K colors
2. double click on my computer
3. choose view from the toolbar menu.
4. choose "folder Options..."
5. click on "view" tab.
6. Scroll down on the dialog box that will appear until you see a check box with the label: smooth edges of screen fonts.
7. check this box.
8. Click OK.

If you are using MAC OS

If you are using UNIX

Why Arabic Text ?
Now you may ask: why do not you just display the Arabic pages in your site as an images?.

The reasons are compelling: