PostArabic adds Arabic shaping functionality to PostgreSQL.

Das package adds the following SQL functions:

  • text shape_arabic(text)
  • text unshape_arabic(text)
  • text str_reverse(text)
  • postarabic_version()

PostArabic is free software released under the terms of the LGPL.

Download PostArabic - free
1.0.6 for Windows
Englisch (87 kB)
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How to use PostArabic from PHP: Arabic PDF generation in PHP.


Source Code

Sources are available from the subversion repository:

TortoiseSVN user can use the following Checkout-Link.


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