ArGlyphs: Convert Arabic text to Unicode for rendering

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This class can be used to convert Arabic text to Unicode for rendering purposes.

The class takes as input Arabic text encoded using Windows-1256 character set and performs Arabic glyph joining to output a string encoded using UTF-8.

The output string is no longer logically arranged, but laid out in a visual order to be read properly when formatted with a simple Unicode rendering methods used by the GD or UFPDF libraries. Such libraries do not handle basic connecting glyphs of Arabic language yet, but rather output all standalone glyphs in left to right direction.

This class is part of Khaled Al-Shamaa project for PHP and Arabic language:
http://www.al-shamaa.com/php/arabic/

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Name: ArGlyphs
Base name: arglyphs
Description: Convert Arabic text to Unicode for rendering
Version: 1.0.0
PHP version: 4.0
License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
All time users: 2025 users
All time rank: 1925
Week users: 0 users
Week rank: 241
Country specific: This package is specific mainly for applications used in Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia .
 
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  Files  
File Role Description
pdf_example (6 files)
gd_example (2 files, 1 directory)
php5 (1 file)
ArGlyphs.class.php Class Class file

  Files  /  pdf_example  
File Role Description
   ajax.txt Data Example data
   ArGlyphs.class.php Class Class file
   fpdf.php Class Class file
   pdf_example.php Example Example script
   pdf_multiline_example.php Example Example script
   ufpdf.php Class Class file

  Files  /  gd_example  
File Role Description
images (1 file)
   ArGlyphs.class.php Class Class file
   gd_example.php Example Example script

  Files  /  gd_example  /  images  
File Role Description
   bg.gif Icon Image

  Files  /  php5  
File Role Description
   ArGlyphs.class.php Class Class file

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