for Research in Urdu Language Processing (CRULP) at National University of
Computer and Emerging Sciences announces updated version of
character based Nafees Web Naskh Open Type Font
for writing Urdu in Naskh script based on Unicode standard. This updated
version has complete support of Aerabs for Urdu and updated glyphs for Latin
characters. 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 Web Naskh OTF contains approximately 330
glyphs, including 5 ligatures.
hope that release of these fonts from CRULP will trigger extensive usage of
Urdu over the internet, and electronic communication and publication, and
promote the cause of Urdu computing.
**OTF not supported by Windows 98 or below.