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Making Right-to-Left scale bar for Arabic in QGIS

How to change the direction of the scale bar from LTR to RTL in an RTL map in QGIS?
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Left to right (Flipped) Names in Arabic [duplicate]

Names of districts are showing flipped
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Using Arabic labels in QGIS

In QGIS 3.30 I am trying to render labels in Arabic. When I turn on the labels, the Arabic text appears mirrored compared to how it is correctly written in the attribute table. Does anyone have any ...
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Right to left scale bar

How to make a right-to-left scale bar in QGIS
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Encoding issue in QGIS while loading CSV file

I am trying to create a value map on a field by loading a CSV file that was Exported from Google Sheets, but QGIS is loading unrecognized characters. However, the Arabic characters do show up fine ...
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Using Arabic and Persian in SLD filter?

I want to create Attribute-based polygon with SLD but when I use Persian or Arabic filter It's not working. This is my sld: Attribute-based polygon SLD Cook Book: Attribute-based ...
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Canonical form for romanizations of Arabic town names in Syria mapping to latitude/longitude

Is there a Python package or database source which would allow me to go from various romanizations of Arabic town names in Syria and Iraq to latitude/longitude pair? Here is an example where the left ...
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Arabic names reversed (left to right instead of right to left) using QGIS [closed]

I am working in a map with mixed names (Arabic and English). Data comes from OSM, a PBF export from BBBIKE, imported to Spatialite using OGR2OGR. I am adding the spatialite database using UTF-8 ...
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Instructional ArcGIS Online resources in Arabic or Farsi or Pashto or Turkish? [closed]

I work for a school district with a wide variety of immigrants and quite a few refugees. Many children come in not knowing any English or very limited. I have found that maps transcend language ...
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Problem with shapefile created using ArcGIS 10.3

I have create a shapefile using ArcGIS 10.3. The shapefile contains attribute data in Arabic language. The problem came when I open it in Mapwell (an app specializes in creating navigable maps). ...
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MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo?
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How to enable Arabic/UTF8 labelling in OpenLayers?

I have data in GeoJSON that contains Arabic in some attribute when reading the attribute info.push(features[i].get('Name')); I get this: Unreadable how to enable UTF8 or I don't know...
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Select by attributes for Arabic fonts in SDE/ file geodatabases?

I have a layer with names of electrical substations in Arabic language. there is no any problem when searching any Field names in English language whether from the SDE of file goedatabase I got the ...
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Right to left languages in GeoNetwork v3

Is there any support for Right-To-Left (RTL) languages such as Farsi and Arabic in GeoNetwork v3?If yes, any document for implementing it?
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Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly

Using “calculate field” in python script fails to display Arabic characters correctly. I have exported the modelbuilder to python script, but unfortunately the Arabic characters cannot by displayed ...
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Unexpected behaviour when summarizing a field in ArcMap (Un-Equal strings)

I couldn't figure out why when I use summarize the Field " LandUse_Arabic " it the summary shows two identical values in the output table. But when I use select by attribute, despite the fact that ...
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Formatting longitude/latitude in arabic language?

How should longitude and latitude be properly formatted in the arabic language? e.g. how should the following coordinates be displayed in arabic language: 40°26′46.23″ N, 79°56′56.12″ W?
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Display Arabic text in ArcGIS

I have my GDB where names for a few fields in feature class is written in Arabic. When I label them, it is displaying the labels but unable to understand the text as it is symbolized/coded. Can ...
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Implementing both English & Arabic user interfaces to Esri Geoportal Server? [closed]

I am using ESRI Geoportal Server 1.2.2 and need to implement both English & Arabic user interfaces. For this I am maintaining separate resource file for both languages (gpt_en.properties and ...
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Using unicode characters (arabic) in Select By Attribute of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm new to Python scripting with ArcGIS for Desktop and I have unicode characters (arabic) in my attribute table. I want to use these characters in my script but when I try to do that the script ...
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Open Arabic Shapefile in Qgis

I have a shape-file all it's fields are in Arabic. When I opens it in qgis 2.0 all the data is replaced by "?". I changed the encoding to Arabic or UTF-8 but with the same result. How can I Open an ...
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Does cartodb support arabic text?

I'd like to use Arabic text in my map. I saw this post earlier about Cyrillic text (Does CartoDB support alphabets other than Latin?), but does anyone know about Arabic?
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Query task issue with Arabic input

I am using ArcGIS Java Script API version 2.8 & using query layer in ArcGIS server. The data is coming from sql server and most of the data is in Arabic. I am sorting the data according to the ...
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