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Thread: Open Arabic files with gedit

  1. #1
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    Open Arabic files with gedit

    i mean windows encoded Arabic files

    1- Open the gedit

    Application >> Accessories >> Text Editor

    2- Click file >> open

    3- From the open menu click in the menu of Character Coding.



    4- Select Add or Remove.

    5- From the available encodings select Windows-1256 & click add.



    6- you are done.

    enjoy windows Arabic encoding

  2. #2
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    Re: Open Arabic files with gedit

    Thanks a lot, worked for me
    the best part is after you open it click save and the next time you open it, it will display the arabic letters correclty

  3. #3
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    Re: Open Arabic files with gedit

    thanks alooooooooooot

    helpful tip

  4. #4
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    Re: Open Arabic files with gedit

    this may useful for you
    http://ubuntuwd.com/vb/archive/index.php/t-707.html

    the following was useful to me
    {
    right click on file>Properties>Open With>Add button
    then
    >use a custom command
    and write

    gedit --encoding=WINDOWS-1256

    then click add

    try open file again
    }

  5. #5
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    Re: Open Arabic files with gedit

    this is an easy way to do it ^_^

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