first introduced in 1992, ArabicXT has been adopted by thousands of
publishing companies around the world. ArabicXT is widely used by
newspapers, magazines, book publishers, catalog houses, printers,
prepress houses, advertising agencies and design firms.
ArabicXT 7.0 runs flawlessly under MAC OS X and has been
specifically designed to run in the native Mac OS X v10.2
environments. This version is a more efficient solution which
conforms to the new user interface of the MAC OS X Operating System.
ArabicXT with QuarkXPress Passport
ArabicXT can also be used with QuarkXPress Passport, the
multi-lingual version of QuarkXPress, which allows users to justify,
hyphenate and spell check text in 11 languages, including
International English, U.S English, French, Spanish, Swiss, German,
Italian, Danish, Dutch, Swedish and Norwegian.
When Layout introduced the first version of ArabicXT, it was awarded
PC Middle & Near East Magazine's 1998 Award of Excellence as well as
the Best of GITEX '97 from BYTE Middle East Magazine.
ArabicXT: A User-Friendly
Interface for Optimal Productivity
ArabicXT 7.0 also opens up the world of publishing in Arabic to the
novice, including students, freelancers and home-based
professionals. Anyone can learn the system in a very short time to
create professional Arabic publications. Because ArabicXT 7.0 does
not change anything in the original code of QuarkXPress, all of
QuarkXPress' features are available in the Arabic language.
Features & Benefits
Arabic-language Web documents to export as HTML documents and
post directly on a website
Gain more control over your
Arabic layout spaces
Convert your Arabic print-based
designs to Arabic Web-based designs or vice-versa, within one
file. You can even include an Arabic Web layout and a print
layout in the same file and share Arabic text content between
Synchronize Arabic text among
different layout spaces for greater accuracy: Include the same
Arabic language text in multiple layout spaces and synchronize
it between different layout spaces. You can then edit this
synchronized Arabic text in one layout space, and it will
automatically be changed in other layout spaces.
Manage tables efficiently - You
can link text cells to one another, or to any text box, in a
mixed Latin-Arabic page layout. You can also easily set the tab
order of cells, thus customizing your tables.
Multiple Undos - Enjoy this
feature to reverse one action or a series of actions including
text and picture import, text linking style sheet edits and much
Automatic Kashida insertion using
powerful Kashida algorithms for perfect justification.
Automatic vertical & horizontal
positioning of vowels over characters
Drop word over several lines at
the beginning of paragraphs
Controllable Ligature selection
Arabic and Latin text in the same text box
- Flip page
layout from right to left or left to right
- Bilingual find
- Import Arabic
text from Macintosh or Windows word processors
- Export Arabic
text for editing in other Arabic word processors
- Copy and Paste
text attributes on a character level basis
- Change of
attributes of a specific language within a mixed selection range
handling of Style Sheets
Arabic "Flip Document Layout" feature to handle lines and bezier
- Support "text
to box" feature of QuarkXPress directly in an Arabic textbox
"text to table" and "table to text" for the Arabic text
Professionally-designed Arabic Fonts
ArabicXT includes 46 high-quality Arabic fonts with 10
additional free fonts upon registration. When you register your
ArabicXT package, you will be eligible for any technical support
you might need, and you will also receive the latest news about
other Layout Ltd. products.
ArabicXT runs in a Reader Mode
ArabicXT 7.0 can run in a reader-mode, in which the user works
without the need for a dongle. A full ArabicXT version is not
necessary to view or print a document created with ArabicXT 7.0.
ArabicXT operates in a Temporary-Mode
With ArabicXT 7.0, you can launch ArabicXT in a temporary mode
for a limited time of 7 days by just requesting the Keycode for
activation. You will then have the opportunity to immediately
enjoy the full functionalities of ArabicXT 7.0 even if you
haven't yet received yet a Keycode from Layout Ltd. After the
temporary mode expires, the only way to continue using ArabicXT
7.0 is by entering the generated Keycode, needed for activation.
ArabicXT 7.0 is available for Academic institutions
Layout Ltd. is pleased to offer licensed educational
institutions (accredited universities, non-profit schools and
institutions and Authorized Training Centers) the opportunity to
buy ArabicXT software LabPaks and LabOns at a discounted price.
The Labpak license is a package including 10 copies of ArabicXT.
The LabOn can be purchased to add more users to the LabPak
license in increments of 5.
Notes to the user:
1- A copy of your current student ID card or your current class
schedule are needed to accredit your purchase request.
2- To apply for the
educational discount, you should e-mail Layout Ltd. and request the
Single Educational Order Form.
3- Please allow 2 to 4 weeks for the application approval process
because the received paperwork from both you and your educational
institution need reviewing for accreditation.
Additional language support for QuarkXPress
Additional language supports are also available from Layout Ltd.
1- JawiXT, the
QuarkXPress XTensions to publish in Jawi
QuarkXPress XTensions to publish in Farsi (Also known as the Persian
These are available to
run in conjunction with QuarkXPress version 4.1 and above.
PowerPC G3 or faster processor
4MB RAM Available Memory/RAM
2MB Hard Disk Space
1 Available USB Port
1 CD-ROM drive for Installation
Mac OS X (10.2 or above)