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Subject: RE: Arabic Data - Help needed
Thread ID: 21536 Message ID: 21889 # Views: 11 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Thursday, April 03, 2003 6:04:27 PM         
   


> Thanks Mr. Shafiulla.
>
> Don't know if MA20 will work with Windows ME. However, will try. Thanks for help.
>
> Benny
>
> > > Thanks Vladimir.
> > >
> > > I use Windows 98 Arabic enabled. The original tables were made in DOS system with may be some Arabic utility. To test I opened two such tables in my computer with English Windows ME. After noticing the problem with arabic text, I closed the files and opened the same in another PC with Arabic enabled Windows 98. But text displayed the same. Is it because I opened the files first in english Windows? In that case I can bring the file from my client and check again.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Benny
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi Benny,
> > > >
> > > > The proper codepage for Arabic data in tables is 1252. Perhaps the problem is not only in the codepage setting. Also you should use proper version of Windows.
> > > > It may be Arabic Windows 98, Arabic Enabled Windows 98 , Arabic Windows ME, Arabic Enabled Windows ME or Windows XP with special Language Pack.
> > > > What version of Windows do you use?
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Vladimir
> >
> >
> > Hello
> >
> > I have a great solution for these kind of problems.
> >
> > As for as i concerned the the arabic text is entered with MA20 supporting software (old 16bit),
> > what u have to do is just open that table, u can find some ascii chars, execute that MA20 support software and see the same table, u can find all text in arabic. so u just create a table that takes each arabic letter into a defined ascii code. then u get all the text into predefined (windows supported) ascii chars. then creat another table in VFP which have old_char and New_char fields and its windows arabic data. then write a routine that converts eaach char of old arabic text into windows arabic text.
> >
> > its so simple man, but remember keep numbers intact.
> >


Hello

yah, ma20 works great in winme , to work you have to issues this command "mode con cp prep=((786), Drive:\ma20\riyadh.cpi)

i assure it wokrs greate.
if you have any doubts contact me. +966 52218551, mohd_shafiulla@hotmail.com
shafi

COMPLETE THREAD

Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Benny Thomas @ 3/25/2003 7:34:20 AM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 3/25/2003 3:40:49 PM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Vladimir Trukhin @ 3/26/2003 5:16:12 AM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Benny Thomas @ 3/26/2003 7:45:54 AM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Vladimir Trukhin @ 3/26/2003 9:46:36 AM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Shafiulla Syed Mohammed @ 3/26/2003 6:38:05 PM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Benny Thomas @ 3/31/2003 8:39:03 AM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by BELBAL SAID @ 4/1/2003 5:35:15 PM
RE: Arabic Data - Help needed Posted by Shafiulla Syed Mohammed @ 4/3/2003 6:04:27 PM