Proposal: Arabic Language

Writing the title for a certain text, I found myself hesitating if I should add this kind of spacing between all characters, or only in the first or the last, and wondered if there are some guidelines or style recommendations on the subject.

  • The only problem I would see is that extension was said by some to also represent al-madds for example: ما being same as مــ
    – Sammaye
    May 26, 2015 at 22:38

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Those extensions are used only for some formatting stuff in big contexts.. and they affect on the word recognition. For most of the computer apps and web pages, each extension is considered as a letter. For example:


is different from;


As for Arabic Language site, we don't accept those extensions in titles at all, becuase they'll affect the searching feature.
If anyone wants to search for قواعد الهمزة for example, the titles with قواعد الهمــزة would never be included in the search results!

  • True never thought about searching
    – Sammaye
    May 28, 2015 at 21:52
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    yes, this very importnant feature will get affected :)
    – F. Julian
    Jun 1, 2015 at 15:30

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