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I assume it is a combination of keyboard buttons but I don't which ones and it is annoying because I have to open and close Firefox to get it back to LTR

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I get this in Gmail chat too sometimes. Weird. –  bill weaver Mar 29 '10 at 19:41
    
@Bill, ya I've gotten it in other places but whenever I refresh the page or whatever it reverts back, I can't refresh the top search without cycling the firefox instance –  Andrew G. Johnson Mar 29 '10 at 21:45
    
Uhhh LTR, RTL?!? What are you talking about? Edit: Ahhh! Left-to-Right and Right-to-Left! –  Ivo Flipse Mar 30 '10 at 5:32
    
Is this only in Firefox? It seems related with switching keyboard layouts –  Ivo Flipse Mar 30 '10 at 5:33
    
it looks like the Shift-Control-X tip works in the FF search box (as well as Gmail Chat). Excellent. –  bill weaver Apr 1 '10 at 20:12

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The key combination in Firefox 3 to switch from LTR/RTL is Control + Shift + X. See this support thread from Mozilla for more details.

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@Breakthrough, thank for the tip. This drives me crazy. Must happen when i'm using Ctrl-X to cut some text... Awesome, thanks again. –  bill weaver Apr 1 '10 at 20:11

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