Inpage Software overview is an industry standard Page-Making software for Urdu and related languages. It’s announced in 1994. The InPage software has been used for a wide variety of publishing requirements ranging from heavy duty page layouts for Newspapers, Magazines, and Books etc. Some of the features that made Inpage Software popular with its users are:
- Calligraphic style handling of Nastaliq script using Nastaliq font.
- Handling of all Perso Arabic scripts correctly, accurately and aesthetically.
- Easily intermixing of languages with English and other.
- Easy to use and Standardized MS Windows interface with support for all MS Windows platforms.
- A full complement of Page Layout features including Pages, text boxes, pictures, the text run around and lots of sophisticated typographic control.
History of InPage Software in Pakistan
InPage launched its Version 3 at ITCN exhibition Asia in Karachi, Pakistan, held in August 2008. This version is Unicode based, supports more Languages, and other Nastaliq fonts with one new font have been added to it along with compatibility with OpenType Unicode fonts. In addition to Arabic, Saraiki, Urdu, Persian & Pashto, other languages of the region, such as Sindhi and Hazaragi can be handled in InPage.
Why InPage Software is very Famous
InPage is reported to be in use on millions of PCs in Pakistan & India (mainly illegal pirated version). It has also been widely marketed & sold legally in the UK and India since 1994.
Features of InPage Software
- Text Feature
- Automatic Kashida Insertion for Arabic fonts.
- Spell Check for the Urdu language.
- Word Count/Character Count for the selected text chain.
- Indexing and Table of Contents of English and Urdu Text.
- Wrap around of text around Circular objects.
- Paste Special.
- Rotation of text at any angle.
- Sorting of Urdu and English Text.
- Drag and Drop of Text
- Object Features
- Linking/Unlinking of Textboxes.
- Automatic lines between textbox columns.
- Round Textbox.
- Styles of Borders.
- Paste Special.
- Rotation of object at any angle.
- Polygon Tool.
- Rotation of Picture boxes and pictures.
- Grouping and Ungrouping of Objects.
- Complete support for OLE as a client.
- Complete support for InPage™ as an OLE server
- Picture Features
- Brightness and Contrast Controls of Pictures.
- Mirror of Pictures.
- Centering of Pictures.
- Preview Picture.
- CMYK Color Separation by exporting the page as CMYK EPS file
- Language Features
- Support for Kashmiri, Pushtu, Kurdish and Hazargi Languages.
- Multiple User Defined Keyboards.
- Support for CMYK colors.
- Automatic Backup of document files.
- Generate backup files.
- Many more border/line patterns.
- Complete support for inserting OLE (Object Linking and Embedding) objects.
- Many More Fonts
Extra feature of InPage
You can also use exporting format of Inpage to create EPS, JPG, Text file format and use them as graphics, websites and in many other formats.