Urdu Inpage 2014 Khattat Updated Version
InPage is statement processor and page layout software for languages for example Urdu, Persian, Pashto and Arabic under Windows which was first urbanized in 1994. It is primarily used for creating pages in the language of Urdu, using the Nasta`līq (نستعلیق) (‘hanging’ calligraphic) method of Arabic script. As a de facto standard Urdu publishing tool, InPage is widely used on computer’s where the user wishes to create their documents in Urdu, using the genuine style of Nastaliq with a vast ligature library (more than 20,000), while custody the display of characters on screen WYSIWYG (What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get). Overall, this makes the on-screen and printed consequences more ‘faithful’ to hand-written calligraphy than all or most other Urdu software on the market. This is achieved while keeping the operation easy, akin to that of earlier versions of normal English Desktop Publishing packages such as QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign.
previous to being used within InPage, the Noori method of Nastaliq, which was first created as a digital font in 1981 through the collaboration of Mirza Ahmad Jamil TI (as calligrapher) and Monotype Imaging (formerly Monotype Corp.), suffered from two problems in the 1990s: a) its non-availability on normal platforms such as Windows or Mac, and b) the non-WYSIWYG nature of text entry, whereby the file had to be created by commands in Monotype’s proprietary page description language.