Select one to your liking. This is also done with the international version of photoshop, the Middle Eastern version supports what I explain from the start so then you don't need to follow this.
Now your photoshop is set-up to start using these extra features to start using Arabic writings in your work.
In the Character panel, above the language and anti-aliasing menus, click the Standard or Discretionary Ligatures icon. Unfortunately Microsoft not only doesn't comply with industry standards, and fails to implement their own standards with feature parity, but they also go further to take support out so they can make more money by selling limited and localized versions of their operating system with limited language support.
Arabic numbers Although most western Arabic nations still use the international numbering system, the Eastern Arabic nations use the Hindi-Arabic number system: To use this, make sure you followed each step in the general settings part of this tutorial.
Photoshop nativly comes with a couple of arabic specific fonts to use, they can be found at the bottom usually.
Such as here: Then you simply copy the text so it's ready for pasting. Now we will set photoshop up. Select the paragraph, and at the lower-right of the Paragraph panel, choose an option from the Insert Kashidas pop-up menu: None, Short, Medium, Long, or Stylistic.
But Arabic is written from right to left, so we need to do this in photoshop too otherwise the text will be inverted. Ligatures are typographic replacement characters for certain letter pairs.
For this you don't need to select a specific Arabic font, but it's advisable as it looks better with them.