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doc_dave
05-15-2007, 03:45 PM
I have the Van Dyke Arabic Bible installed (XP version). I know how to change the font *size* :) but that dialog box doesn't allow you to change whether the font is bolded or not. On my system, the Arabic is in bold -- rather thick and heavy! Is there a way to make BWks use the *normal*, non-bold font?

Many thanks! David Reimer

Adelphos
05-15-2007, 06:16 PM
I have the Van Dyke Arabic Bible installed (XP version). I know how to change the font *size* :) but that dialog box doesn't allow you to change whether the font is bolded or not. On my system, the Arabic is in bold -- rather thick and heavy! Is there a way to make BWks use the *normal*, non-bold font?

The default font for Arabic in BW is Arial, not Arial Bold.

doc_dave
05-17-2007, 08:20 AM
The default font for Arabic in BW is Arial, not Arial Bold.

Thanks for that, Scott. And that is what the Tools > Options > Fonts > More dialog box would lead me to believe! Here is the curious truth, however: the Arabic display in the BWks "browse window" is quite chunky, and when Arabic is copied from BWks to Word, it is ("natively") bold. I attach a couple screen captures to illustrate.

I find it perplexing behaviour! Any further insight would be appreciated!

Best wishes, David.

http://www.reimer.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/tfr/BWks_Arabic1.png

http://www.reimer.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/tfr/BWks_Arabic2a.png