Problem my font in microsoft word

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Problem my font in microsoft word

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Before, let me say sorry because of my English..
I was making Arabic font, and it was already applied in Microsoft Word. But after typing in one file so I closed and I opened for the second time, I was finding the font was changed. How to overcome this problem?

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When typing with the font I made.




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When the file closed and opened for the second time.
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Keep the font installed on your system.
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Erwin, I am trying to reach you. Please email me when you get a moment. Thanks
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Erwin Denissen wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:58 am Keep the font installed on your system.
i have already installed my font into windows system. but when i used microsoft word, i didn't find my font on the complex sripts list. what am i supposed to do?
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Does your font contain OpenType layout features for Arabic?
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Erwin Denissen wrote: Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:21 am Does your font contain OpenType layout features for Arabic?
Yes, my font contains openType layout for arabic and indeed I am making an Arabic font
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Do send it to me along with a Word document.
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Erwin Denissen wrote: Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:30 am Do send it to me along with a Word document.
I have sent project file, otf, and word document to you via private message. Thanks
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It all turns out the code page character ranges misses Arabic, and that is important to Microsoft Word.

FontCreator automatically disable it as there aren't enough Arabic characters in the font, so you have to manually include Arabic.

Go to the Font Properties dialog. Then on the Ranges tab, click the Edit button for Code Page Character Ranges. Then check Arabic. Finally ensure you disable "Automatically update character ranges..".
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We've just released a maintenance update which solves this problem, so you no longer need the work-around I suggested earlier today.
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