[ms4w-users] Need help on labling Arabic,Farsi or Hebrew with MS4W

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Thu Aug 7 09:33:43 EDT 2008

Saka Royban wrote:
> Hi all.
> I asked about support of Arabic,Farsi and Hebrew languages in 
> Mapsrever-users mailing list. they told me they have added a 'fribidi2' 
> library to solve this problem.but not sure if included in MS4W.(you 
> know, these languages are right to left with joint letters not separate 
> lettres like english). I wonder if it has been added to MS4W. if not, 
> Can someone  told me how to build it with MS4W. (I must use mapserver 
> with windows)
> Thanks in advance for your help

Hello.  Please see the associated ticket for this: 
http://bugzilla.maptools.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1914    There is a beta 
that you can download that includes the support that you need.

Jeff McKenna
FOSS4G Consulting and Training Services

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