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A friend's laptop came with "Windows Vista Home Premium (SP1)" installed in English.

But she's from a country with a right-to-left language, and she wants to be able to type in her own language from right-to-left.

Going to the control panel and adding a keyboard on her language did half of the trick. She can type in her language but on a left-to-right way.

Is it possible to enable the cursor to go on the other direction?

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This would be a per-application feature. What applications would she like to type RtL in? –  MDMarra Apr 11 '10 at 21:11
    
It's possible in word processors like MSWord, etc. etc. where it's supported, but as MarkM said it's application dependent. –  Vervious Apr 11 '10 at 21:12
    
It would be mainly on Adobe Photoshop CS4. –  pablo Apr 11 '10 at 21:29
    
We looked for this last year: superuser.com/questions/20187. If it's Arabic, there's a special plugin for Photoshop. –  hyperslug Apr 11 '10 at 23:15
    
I believe in Photoshop CS4 rtl typing is supported but... I have no idea how to implement it. –  Vervious Apr 11 '10 at 23:15
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