How to write text from right-to-left in Central Asian Languages group fonts

Can anyone help me with this problem:

I am having problem with Right-to-Left writing with the Old Turkic font.

Turkish is written with extended Latin letters left-to-right but:

Old Turkic is a Turkish variation which is written Right-to-Left, defined in

Unicode Standard 5.2 Range 10C00-10C4F (Central Asian Languages group).

I have all the Unicode fonts with this range that support both the characters codes defined by the standard and the glyphs are ok.
I also use a custom designed keyboard layout designed with Microsoft Keyboard Layout Designer (MKLD).

In the design test window I can write from Right-to-Left as it should be. I can also write Right-to-Left without problems in the default Windows Notepad.

Now what heppens in Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Photoshop CS6:
In Illustrator the only problem is Right-to-Left writing. But the glyphs are ok:

Screen shot of Adobe Illustrator CS6:

First Screenshot

Now when I copy paste this text to Photoshop I only see empty boxes incase of letters(glyphs):

Screen shot of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Part-1:

Second Screenshot

When I change Edit > Preferences > Type > Text Engine settings of Photoshop From Middle Eastern to East Asian, I can see the glyphs when I rewrite the text (not on the text previously written) but I lose the right-to-left writing feature:

Screen shot of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Part-2:

Third Screenshot

Some additional files that might be relevant:

The keyboard layout can be downloaded on my dropbox from here:ök%20Türkçe%20Q%20Klavye%20Düzeni.rar

(foreign characters not recognised by SE, but copy-and-pasting the link works)

The font file turkic.tff can be downloaded on my dropbox from here. (license not specified)

Can anybody help me to make Adobe Photoshop display the characters as I want them, from right-to-left?


I have something like this in my blog. It’s a photoshop script that repairs text layers written in Arabic or Ottoman which writes from right to left. It is for Arabic or Ottoman language, but I hope it will work on Göktürk language.

You can download it from here.

Source : Link , Question Author : Rose for YOU , Answer Author : Yisela

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