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middle eastern writing formats (Persian, Arabic) are not working.
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System Information
Operating system: Windows-10-10.0.18362-SP0 64 Bits
Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4.5.0 NVIDIA 442.19

Blender Version
Broken: version: 2.83 (sub 2), branch: master, commit date: 2020-02-01 16:56, hash: rBf051d47cdbce
Worked: almost never!

Short description of error
middle eastern writing formats (Persian, Arabic) are not working.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
blender default is English, When trying to name something in other languages blender just does squares:

but when you make the ui translation on to Persian on Arabic now you can write in those formats but it's placed and used incorrect.

Event Timeline

T51283: It's for macOS, and it's from 2017

We implemented those for windows and linux a while back, would be great to get it for OSX as well,

well their implement is now broken for middle eastern.

Closing this since Blender doesn't support RTL languages for text input at the moment.