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I an using an en-US windows and my locale is he (rtl text). I downloaded an English Gimp installer and got the program interface as rtl (see the menu example)

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also the windows (rtl directions)

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How do I change all program interface to ltr ?

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Try setting the environment variable:


That should do the trick. To set an environment variable you can follow these steps:

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Thanks, that solved the problem – NickF Mar 22 '13 at 16:45

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