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If AE's type tool will not read the custom fonts try to create your fonts in Illustrator and then convert them to outlines. If Illustrator will not open the fonts, try Photoshop and rasterize them. If Photoshop will not handle the fonts try In Design and then export as a PDF. All three have different type engines. If none of these work let us know.
Think I've narrowed down the problem a bit, After Effects can read the characters correctly, e.g:
If I copy and paste the text in to after effects, the characters appear, but the flow of text is incorrect, and the arabic characters are not connected how they should be.
To amend this, if i put the text through the Arabic Text script V2.0 from AE Scripts, the flow of text is corrected, but some of the characters are then substituted back to Adobe Arabic, and it is impossible to change them back to the font we need.
I think the problem lies within the arabic text script!
No need for a special script for right to left. I have been doing hebrew text for over a decade and the workaround is pretty simple:
1. Copy your text to a text layer from an unformatted editor. not photoshop, try notepad or even the address bar in your browser (it does not matter as long as it's not formatted). It will paste in reverse of course.
2. Unlink the scale transform for the text layer and reverse the x scale e.g -100,100
3. Add a scale animator and do the same
now you text can be written from right to left and text animators will behave as well.
bare in mind that brackets and numbers you will need to reverse back manually since 2016 will be now 6102.
if you are still having problems, share a few screenshots and try to explain through it what exactly is happening.