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The Passing of Arabic Type desigher, Artist, Physicist, and Mathematician Vladimir Tamari
Commented on Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 2:00am

So sorry for his lose. May his soul return to his Lord, pleased, pleasing!

New approaches of Arabic and English typeface, Please your feedback
Commented on Saturday, 26 August 2017 - 1:19am

Any PDF sample?

Looking for Arabic fonts to combine with Gill Sans in headlines and with Scala or sth similar in the long copy
Commented on Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 8:43am

Which one is worth trying?!

Technique for Kerning.
Commented on Sunday, 8 March 2015 - 10:46pm

For Arabic type, I see no alternative to QB kerning

Type Made for Kerning
Commented on Friday, 13 February 2015 - 1:31am

Vladimir Tamari > I had to spend months learning how to use OT features to adjust the dots of the next letter but did not change the ra shape.

@ Move/change ra shape and/or move/rotate dots easily with QB!...

Font with Phonetic Arabic
Commented on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 9:57pm


How to design own font
Commented on Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 10:16pm

Thanks for sharing!
Ever designed Jawi font?

How to design own font
Commented on Monday, 29 December 2014 - 1:49pm

Berat sama dipikul ringan sama dijinjing?!
Malaysian heritage is so rich with appealing Jawi handwritings that they motivate any creative font designer like you to convert some into fonts? And if orang Melayu tak pandai Jawi,...

How to design own font
Commented on Monday, 29 December 2014 - 1:53pm

Tahun baru Gembira Morabira
Any collaboration with your Indian @ Singaporean neighbors?!

How to design own font
Commented on Thursday, 8 January 2015 - 6:26am


Twin Pencils 4 Jawi Typography
Commented on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 3:01am

The tool is a combination of halves of 2 compasses.. Worth trying?!

Names of parts of arabic numerals
Commented on Monday, 13 October 2014 - 10:44pm

Right or Left, Across or Down, Top or Bottom, Diagonal or ?!

the loop loop or eye, the line line, leg or arm @ the curve horn or tail?!

Kerning not working in MS Word
Commented on Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:25pm

M$ Word 2003> Format > Font > Charcater Spacing > Kerning for fonts ?!

William Caslon's Arabic
Commented on Wednesday, 3 September 2014 - 8:14am

> ... would anyone of you be familiar with any contemporary re-makes of his arabic type?

How if I remake Ha and Ta (ö) in my complementary fonts http://typophile.com/files/YS-Aziz.pdf...

Why call it "counter"?
Commented on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:14am

> Does "counter" come before or after "punch"?

@ Does "counter" come before or after "clockwise"?!

@ How does the Clock go in China?! Clockwise,...

• Conference for Arabic @ Jawi Writing in Brunei
Commented on Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 7:49am

Unfortunately, I missed the Arabic document.
2. Splitting the Jawi document into http://typophile.com/files/J1.pdf @ http://typophile.com/files/J2.pdf...

Latin Match
Commented on Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 10:09pm

Froo> I am not sure if the content allows the use of humanistic typefaces.
@ ?!

Who says what?

Typographical Poem
Commented on Sunday, 11 May 2014 - 9:35pm

Jandos Rothstein > Bawdy?! Back t0 the mid-’60s?! Share it with my students?! Uses the name of several typefaces?!

@ How if not bawdy, new, could be shared with students, the married @ the unmarried and uses no name of any left to right...

Algorithmic Typography
Commented on Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 8:25am

Fontly @ Puzzlingly speaking: Algorithmic @ parametric Typography are more repulsive than attractive.
Any way, thanks with flowers http://typophile.com/node/112936

Ayat Numbering in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Saturday, 22 March 2014 - 2:43am

> .... as an indication for a full stop

@ ِِMight indicate a full stop or another punctuation mark?!

> Without this numbering, the reader couldn't find the ayeh which he is looking for. I don't agree with coloring though.


Ayat Numbering in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Sunday, 4 May 2014 - 1:19am

Thanks Ahmadkhan12 for the link with sprinkles of Rose Water.
Does http://quranacademylive.com/ have a clear-cut answer to verse 7 of chapter 3 that ends with these lines:
[ But no one knows its...

Ayat Numbering in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Monday, 24 March 2014 - 1:15am

> ... so I presume the relative size of the Ayat numerals is conventional there.

@ Number Size does not matter as long as it is searchable?!
In which file, the numbers are searchable: YS-Aziz or YS-Reyhan?!

Ayat Numbering in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 3:50am

Thanks Bahman Eslami
How about whitening (coloring or hiding) it, taken into account that it serves nothing but indexing?!

Ayat Numbering in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Friday, 18 April 2014 - 8:23am

Is the searchable numbering getting better?!

Ayat Numbers in Quranic Fonts
Commented on Friday, 21 March 2014 - 11:54pm