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thanks so much for your answers.
i ment that does libreoffice install the require fonts by default?
and i use windows, without installing any extra fonts, is it possible
to read and write persian and arabic documents?
when in two years ago i used microsoft office, i did not install any
fonts and microsoft office recognized my documents.
for this reason, i asked about libreoffice.
does libreoffice recognize persian and arabic characters immediately
after finishing its installation?

On 7/5/16, Steve Edmonds <> wrote:

On 2016-07-05 07:00, Gary Dale wrote:
On 04/07/16 02:02 PM, nasrin khaksar wrote:
hi every one.
i read the previous post about unicode support in libreoffice and
became very worried.
does libreoffice support unicode independently?
i mean if someone install a fresh windows (without installing any
font), is it possible to read the persian and arabic documents and
write the documents in two languages?
a person who has a fresh windows, does not install separate windows,
and also the only office program is libreoffice.
and my second question is, how to configure libreoffice to support
persian and arabic diacritics like the letters?
i reported a bug for this problem almost two years ago and without any
result until now.
i pray for you and request devine mercy and grace for you.

The short answer is no. While a document may contain unicode
characters, they still need to be displayed which requires a font or
localization file. Normally people who can read a language have the
files installed. If you don't have a font for a particular language,
it won't display correctly.

Windows will use a system font for text editors and may replace fonts
for word processors, etc. with one that has similar metrics. However
it won't install a character set for a language it doesn't have.

If you go File>Properties>Font and tick Embed are the fonts then
embedded in the document to be able to read it even if you don't have
those fonts installed?

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