The quantity of Arabic fonts for Macintosh today is not huge, those for Quark Arabic Fonts being significantly less. If one somehow managed to be liberal in their evaluation, one would pick 15 usable ones.
Irregularity in letter sizes and structures.
One of the components that add to the extravagance of Arabic Fonts is the assortment of types of a similar letter. With regards to typefaces, unbalanced and unharmonious characters prosper; expansive and wide characters sitting by about imperceptible little characters that nearly vanish underneath 7pts sizes. Types of a similar letter are here and there various to the point that they don’t feel like a similar letter any longer.
Irregularity in connection of dabs and diacritics to body characters.
Numerous fonts have the dabs set heedlessly. Their connection to the characters and to each other is not generally contemplated. This outcomes in a disordered, chaotic look to the fonts, for these spots happen in 15 of the 28 characters. With regards to the diacritics, they excessively appear, making it impossible to glide around. Opentype empowers control over their area (with GPOS queries) yet Quark, today, is not Unicode adroit.
Irregularity in Numerals.
On account of numerals, there is an absence of a brought together matrix and reliable style. Now and again, clearly the letters and numbers simply don’t fit, elaborately, outwardly, or proportionately.
Decipherability at little sizes.
The treatment of the counters ought to be as watchful as that of the external structures. Little or no internal structures have a tendency to be excessively befuddling at low point sizes in light of the fact that the structures wind up noticeably unfathomable and many characters begin to appear to be identical, or like ink blobs.
Dispersing issues: Kerning-Kashida.
Dispersing in Arabic Fonts is unique in relation to how we know it in Latin on the grounds that the content is joined. All things considered, clients can’t “space out” a word or a passage. The additional space is really controlled by the kashida, an even stroke that has a different key on the console. As per the guidelines of calligraphy,
its arrangement has particular guidelines. Lamentably, somebody who is not educated in that field would not know these guidelines and hence would apply it heedlessly on the grounds that there is not specialized boundary against its being connected in a circumstance.
Another imperative issue here is kerning. The plenitude of specks makes issues when the decenders find the beneath the-line spots. This is particularly the case with the “waw” and “reh” characters that have a pointing forward decender. It is fundamentally the same as the Latin instance of lowercase f and I making an ungainly blend that is dealt with by an extraordinary ligature.
Misfortune in Visual Effect.
All the expressed issues above prompt one noteworthy issue, which is the loss of the solid visual effect of Arabic written work. Arabic Fonts is still no place close to the decent variety, beauty, delicacy and nearness of Arabic Fonts. One reason is the end of ornamentation. This was dropped in light of the requests of printing procedures (as of now printing Arabic was sufficiently convoluted), and the way that calligraphic ornamentation is typically included connection to an entire arrangements of words and not only one letter. Another contributing operator is the absence of calligraphers’ abilities, absence of research and studies, absence of financing, and the modest number of masters. The absence of a particular touch to conceal the defects brings about many cases in a feeble, unequal visual effect.
Inability to reply to current needs.
Typographic applications advance in connection to the specialized and social headway of any given culture. The fast advancement that happened in Middle Easterner nations in the twentieth century after the disintegration of the Footstool Domain offered ascend to an extensive request in Arabic printing sorts and incited another period of Arabic sort plan. Be that as it may, that period (chiefly the 50’s and on) was to a great extent impacted by the monetary and specialized constraints of printing a mind boggling content like Arabic. Today, these constraints are a distant memory however the typefaces accessible still appear as though they were intended for metal sort structure. Also, despite everything they “look” like they have a place with a past. This is particularly the case in show faces.
The coming of Opentype gets rid of numerous restrictions and now it is genuinely conceivable to outline typefaces that are consistent with calligraphic illustrations. The inquiry that remaining parts: is specialized progression intends to a typographic relapse into calligraphic roots? Typography is not restricted to the unwavering version of calligraphy and there certainly is a requirement for solid content countenances, solid show sorts, and even fun and casual sorts.