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I made a font recently and it worked fine. Then I decided to do the Arabic unicode block, then the Arabic presentations A and B.
Now that I generated the font, Word crashes (but not InDesign) when I copy an arabic text (from Wikipedia) and paste it in a document using my font. I used UnicodeView and the Character Map to see the font and it all works, except when selecting the Arabic block (0600 - 06FF). CharMap crashes and Unicode View fills the screen with error messages saying some dll crashed and a memory segment was violated, blah blah blah.
What intrigues me is the fact that Arabic Presentation Forms A and B (FB50-FDFF & FE70-FEFF respectively) do not generate this error. Also, when generating the font, FontLab Studio 5 does not warn of anything wrong and generation is successful.
Any ideas? I'm lost. Easiest thing to do is delete the arabic block, but I'd rather solve this error.
PS: I use InDesign CS6, so the text is backwards, so no use. (They say I need InDesign MENA but I won't buy it). My OS is Windows 7, 64b, latin america. My Office is MS Office 2013. Works great with arabic in every font, except mine. So, it IS my font.