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  Nafees Riqa v1.00 beta  



Center for Research in Urdu Language Processing at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences announces the beta release of character-based Nafees Riqa Open Type Font for writing Urdu in Riqa script based on Unicode standard. Guidance and calligraphy of basic glyphs for the font has been provided by Syed Jameel-ur-Rehman. He is pupil of Syed Nafees Shah and Hafiz Syed Anees-ul-Hassan.

Nafees Riqa allows Urdu computing on Microsoft 2000, NT, XP, Unix and Linux platforms. This font enables desktop and internet publishing, and electronic communication in Urdu using existing software (without any plug-in) supporting OTF specifications, e.g. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook (email), Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Mozilla, MS PowerPoint.

**OTF not supported by Windows 98 or below.

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  Nafees Riqa v1.00 beta Release Notes License  
  Nafees Riqa v1.00 beta (VOLT project) Release Notes License