A different style of language where characters or glyphs are read from right-to-left (RTL), as opposed to the English way of left-to-right (LTR). Some RTL languages include Arabic, Persian, and Hebrew.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
1answer
663 views

How can I prevent Ctrl+Shift from changing the text direction?

In Windows 7 and 8, the following keyboard shortcuts exist when both left-to-right and right-to-left languages are installed: Ctrl+Right Shift sets the text direction to right-to-left. Ctrl+Left ...
2
votes
1answer
753 views

Extract text from PDF with a right to left language

I'm trying to extract text from a PDF with right to left language, and the text is get is mirrored. This happens in Nitro Reader 2 and Adobe Reader. How can I do it so that the text extracted will be ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

change Office 2013 to LTR

I purchased Microsoft Office 2013 with Hebrew package (RTL language). But I want to change the toolbars to be left-to-right like the rest of the world... Does someone know how to do it?
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How to convert a Persian pdf file to Microsoft word format?

I have a pdf file which is Persian script and it is a Right-to-Left. Since Persian uses UTF-8 format therefore I can't convert it into a plain text in Microsoft Word, also I can't copy-paste the text ...
0
votes
1answer
365 views

How to indent files in windows explorer to the left in right-to-left Windows?

I have a computer with Windows installed in a right-to-left language (such as Arabic or Hebrew). This means that the GUI is in Arabic\Hebrew and is Right-to-Left (yes, Start button is on the right and ...
-1
votes
1answer
13 views

How to put 'Bullets' to right side of text.

Trying to have dual language English and Arabic text. Want to have one text box with conventional English format (bullets to left) Want to have second text box with Arabic (bullets to right)
2
votes
0answers
170 views

How can I edit text in right-to-left direction in Eclipse (on Windows)?

The official website of Eclipse says that they support RTL text editing. They say that, in order to activate RTL support, Eclipse should be started from the command line with argument: -bidi ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Show 1 paragraph Right-to-Left and 1 Left_to-Right in Notepad

I have 2 paragraphs in Notepad i want that 1 should be shown from Left_to-Right, and the second from Right-to-Left, how do i do that?
1
vote
0answers
614 views

How do I keep the text language, direction, and alignment the same when replying to html emails and inserting a signature?

One of my users has the following issue in Outlook 2003: When she creates a new message with her signature automatically appended, the text direction is right to left as it should be (all the ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

How to change Microsoft Word Blog document to LTR?

I've started to write a blog using the Word template, and for some reason, the whole document is aligned to right, instead to left. How can I change the direction so it will Left-to-Right and not ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

change default direction to l2r in comments in MSWord

In MSword, when I try to comment in a file someone shared on Dropbox, the text defaults to right to left, even if the whole document is in English. The owner of the text has r2l languages installed, ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to display text RTL in Excel

I've got a bunch of spreadsheets with Hebrew names in them. About half have the names typed in proper RTL order, the other half have the Hebrew characters typed backwards in LTR order. All cells are ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

In notepad I cannot insert a character at the far left of this line that mixes hebrew characters with comma and quotes, when on LTR mode

here is the file http://www.zen76171.zen.co.uk/a.c Call this Image A You see the cursor over there. Hebrew is a right to left language so the left and right arrow keys behave a bit differently ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Multiple page display order - how to switch between RTL and LTR?

I'm using MS Word 2010 on Windows 7. My regional settings are he-il, my Windows languages are Hebrew and English, and I work on both Hebrew and English documents. When I use 'Page Layout' view on ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

direction does to RTL in Excel when I add sheet

When I add a new worksheet to my workbook in Excel 2010 (by clicking the button insert worksheet next to sheet names), one sheet will be added and the direction goes to RTL from LTR automatically and ...