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Whenever I open MSWord 2003, the direction is right-to-left. It becomes very annoying to reset paragraphs back to left-to-right every time. How can I fix this?

I tried deleting C:\Documents and Settings\<USER>\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates\, to no avail.

Is there a configuration setting?

I have Windows XP with English as the primary language but Hebrew enabled as well

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You need to change the input language in the control panel -> Time, Language, and Regional Options.

Here is an article on how to do so.

Hope this helps.

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Thanks! That did it: Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office 2003 Language Settings. – Joshua Fox Jun 10 '11 at 14:46
No probs. Glad it worked for you. – slotishtype Jun 13 '11 at 12:44

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