Tips and Tricks
for ParsNegar 1.2x


Tips and Tricks for ParsNegar 1.2x


Use ParsNegar to send Persian and Arabic email on Internet.

[While you can use the technique described below, we recommend you use ParsNegar II for greater flexibility and ease of use.]

Sending Persian and Arabic email on Internet is quite simple using ParsNegar and Microsoft Windows Word.

You need to make sure you can send attachment files using your email software before you follow the instruction below:

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Use ParsNegar to create Persian web pages

[While you can use the technique described below, we recommend you use ParsNegar II for greater flexibility and ease of use.]

Please note: The following technique will require your visitors to be using Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0+ or Netscape Navigator 3.0+ to view the Persian text. Your visitors will need to have a copy of PFONT.TTF installed on their systems.

Recently Neda Rayaneh released a Persian font (called Persian - PFONT.TTF) to allow the public to read their pages, including the popular Iranians newspaper Hamshahri. The chances are that many of those who read Persian web pages have this font already installed on their system.

We will show here, how you can use ParsNegar and this font to create Persian web pages.

If you can read this text [] in Persian then you already have the font installed on your system. Otherwise, you will need to visit the Hamshahri page to download and install the font. Follow the instruction on that page and come back and you should be able to read the Persian text above.

You need to configure ParsNegar so you can type Persian using this font. To use this font you need two files. A font definition file and a keyboard definition file. You can download the files from the links below.

Right click on the links and select Save Target As... and save the files to ParsNegar's directory.

Now you need to configure ParsNegar to use these two files.

Add Font Definition File:

In ParsNegar select Setup | Add Font... Select a font called Persian and then select pfont.def in ParsNegar's directory.

Add Keyboard Definition File:

In ParsNegar select Setup | Add Keyboard... and then select the pfont.kbd.

Select the Font:

In ParsNegar select Setup | General... and then select the font called Persian.

Select the Keyboard:

In ParsNegar select Tools | Select Keyboard... and then select the keyboard called Phonetic keyboard for pfont.

You are now ready to type your Persian text in ParsNegar. Once you have your Persian text ready, Copy and Paste it into your web authoring tool, such as Netscape Gold, Microsoft Front Page or Microsoft Word Internet Assistant (or any other web authoring tool that allows you to select different fonts for your text) Once you have copied the Persian text, change its font to Persian and make it right aligned. Save your document and place it on your web server.

Make a note to your visitors that they will need to have the PFONT.TTF font and Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0+ or Netscape Navigator 3.0+ to read your page.

The following is a sample page created using the above technique. You will need to be using Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0+ or Netscape Navigator 3.0+ to view it the Persian text.

A Sample Persian Web Page

Some more examples of sites which have put ParsNegar and PFONT to a good use:

[If you've used ParsNegar and PFONT to create your web site, let us know so we can list your site here.]

Please note you will not be able to change your existing ParsNegar documents to use this font. You will need to type them in again.

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Use ParsNegar to create stunning graphics in Persian and Arabic

It is quite simple really! Just find a graphic application which will let you create great images from text. Then simply type your text in ParsNegar and then copy and paste it into your graphics application. Then change the font to one of the ParsNegar's fonts and you too will have stunning graphics just like the one shown here.

This image was created using ParsNegar, Astara font in the ParsNegar's Font Pack and CorelDRAW 7.

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Use ParsNegar to post Persian articles to Internet Newsgroups

[While you can use the technique described below, we recommend you use ParsNegar II for greater flexibility and ease of use.]

Please note: The following technique will require your reader to be using Microsoft Internet News 1.0+ or Netscape Navigator 3.0+ to view the Persian text in your newsgroup articles. Your readers will need to have a copy of PFONT.TTF installed on their systems.

 

Note: An alternative, and possibly a better technique, is to use the technique described in Use ParsNegar to create Persian web pages and create a Persian HTML file and sent it to a newsgroup as an attachment to your message, rather than following the steps below. You will, however, need a HTML editor.

Recently Neda Rayaneh released a Persian font (called Persian - PFONT.TTF) to allow the public to read their pages, including the popular Iranians newspaper Hamshahri. The chances are that many of those who read Persian web pages have this font already installed on their system.

We will show you here how you can use ParsNegar and this font to create Persian articles in Internet Newsgroups.

If you can read this text [‘] in Persian then you already have the font installed on your system. Otherwise, you will need to visit the Hamshahri page to download and install the font. Follow the instruction on that page and come back and you should be able to read the Persian text above.

You need to configure ParsNegar so you can type Persian using this font. To use this font you need two files. A font definition file and a keyboard definition file. You can download the files from the links below.

Right click on the links and select Save Target As... and save the files to ParsNegar's directory.

Now you need to configure ParsNegar to use these two files.

Add Font Definition File:

In ParsNegar select Setup | Add Font... Select a font called Persian and then select pfont.def in ParsNegar's directory.

Add Keyboard Definition File:

In ParsNegar select Setup | Add Keyboard... and then select the pfont.kbd.

Select the Font:

In ParsNegar select Setup | General... and then select the font called Persian.

Select the Keyboard:

In ParsNegar select Tools | Select Keyboard... and then select the keyboard called Phonetic keyboard for pfont.

You are now ready to type your Persian text in ParsNegar. Once you have your Persian text ready, create a new article in your newsreader software and Copy and Paste your Persian text into it. Once you have copied the Persian text, change its font to Persian and make it right aligned. Your newsreader software must be able to create messages using different fonts. For example Microsoft Internet News lets you do this after you select HTML under the News | Options...

Make sure you include a short note at the top of your articles telling your readers your messages need PFONT.TTF and Microsoft Internet News or Netscape Navigator 3.0+ and how to get them.

Please note you will not be able to change your existing ParsNegar documents to use this

font. You will need to type them in again.

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Use ParsNegar to type Urdu and even create Urdu web pages

[While you can use the technique described below, we recommend you use ParsNegar II for greater flexibility and ease of use.]

UrduWeb have released support files for ParsNegar to allow you type Urdu. They also provide instructions for you to create Urdu web pages using ParsNegar.

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