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How to type Arabic vowel symbols?

Penny-15 June 4, 2015, 6:29 am

I started to learn Arabic not long ago.  
And I would like to know how to add vowel symbols on Arabic letters while typing. 

In Rocket Languages I can find those symbols while doing the "Writing Test", 
yet in my home computer (I use Windonws 8 system), even though I can find Arabic keyboard, 
but I don't know how to add vowel symbols or other symbols, like fatha tanween or hamza. 

For instance, I would like to write Ahlan wa Sahlan in Arabic with a fatha tanween on the top of Alif of Ahl"a"n. 

Is there anyone who can help me solving this technical problem?  
How to type Arabic vowel symbols?
Brian-O16 August 19, 2015, 7:11 pm
   I am trying to find an answer for you, though I am
aware you may already have found this information out. 
How to type Arabic vowel symbols?
Penny-15 August 20, 2015, 2:46 am
Hello Brian, After studying Arabic for some time, now I know that
in most cases, people just don't write vowels on top of letters for
daily bases. So now I don't put as much focus on the spelling as at
the beginning when I started to learn. It's still very important
though, yet I do notice sometimes the answers provided in the
writing test is different (or wrong) after I checked dictionary. (I
do write to the staff a couple of times to ask spelling questions
as I noticed the difference from the online course and in the
dictionary.) Greetings from Taiwan
How to type Arabic vowel symbols?
Brian-O16 August 28, 2015, 1:23 am
It does help some i  the beginning, though I try not to use
them either.
How to type Arabic vowel symbols?
eiman-k-elmasry November 11, 2015, 5:31 pm
Hi Penny
Although it's not common to use تشكيل (tashkeel) when writing Egyptian Arabic but the following might be of help to you so have fun

Shift + E : الضمة
Shift + X : السكون
Shift + Q : الفتحة
Shift + A : الكسرة
ذ + Shift : الشدة
Shift + Z : المدة
Shift + W : تنوين فتح
Shift + S : تنوين كسرة
Shift + R : تنوين ضم
Shift + T : لإ
Shift + G : لأ
Shift + Y : إ
Shift + H : أ
Shift + N : آ
Shift + B : لآ
Shift + V : {
Shift + C : }
Shift + F : ]
Shift + D : [
Shift + J : تمديد الحرف

How to type Arabic vowel symbols?

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