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Joined-up Arabic script in Word

Hello linguaphiles,

I sometimes need to type in Arabic in Word (2011 for Mac, if that makes any difference). I can move between the Latin and Arabic keyboards with no problem, but there doesn't seem to be any way to join up the Arabic letters, rather than having them appear separately. Is there a setting that I need to turn on to do this? I'd really rather not have to type everything into Google translate (which automatically links the letters) and then c&p to Word, but that's the solution I've had to use so far...

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