Refugee Phrasebook/How to paste Arabic

To Adobe inDesgin


1 - Add a “Text Area” to your new document


2 - In the main menu, choose “Type”, scroll down to “Fill with placeholder text” at the same time, press CMD on Mac or CTRL on PC


3- In the dropdown menu, select Arabic


4- Replace the placeholder arabic text with the text you copied from the wikibook


Important notes:

  • You need to copy/paste each column / language separately.
  • If you want to copy/paste the whole columns, you have to download the google sheet, open it into Excel, save it as an xls file and paste it into inDesigh
  • You need to replace punctuation and line separations with a space or a dot “.”
  • For Urdu and Persian, please download ArabicGenie (Download Mac version here)