While the Shorthand editor is in English, it's really easy to create Shorthand stories in multiple languages - including those that read right to left like Arabic. There are a number of features in Shorthand that make this possible.
Firstly, if you are looking to produce the same story in multiple languages - you can do this by using the copy function in the editor. It means you can create a whole story and easily copy all elements, then use a translation service to convert it to the additional language(s).
Secondly, there are two ways you can change the styling of Shorthand stories - via CSS or by setting up a branded theme, both of which are available on certain subscription plans. Using both of these methods, you can choose an appropriate font for your desired language.
Finally, if you are producing a Shorthand story in a language that reads right-to-left, this can also be achieved by having an additional theme with right-to-left functionality built in. When you're signing up for a subscription and are in the process of setting up your theme - please let us know this is something you would like to include.
If you would like to ask any questions about producing Shorthand stories in multiple languages, please get in touch.