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I have on my mac - Microsoft Word 2010, now.. I want to right from right to left ( not only text-align right, but direction ltr )

I'll be thankful for some help. :)

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This isn't exactly an answer for MS Word, but if you're cheap (like me) and just want to print a little right-to-left text, Safari and Firefox these days both support the dir="rtl" instruction for HTML. –  Ken Jul 25 '12 at 21:25

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There's no right-to-left support for Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac presently. There are several alternative word processors that do support RTL, however:

  1. OpenOffice
  2. Mellel
  3. Nisus Writer Pro
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Thanks alot. Hmm... Do you know if they have a mail which I can advice them to add this ability? –  Daniel Jun 13 '11 at 19:17
Yep, here you go: microsoft.com/mac/product-feedback –  michaelmichael Jun 13 '11 at 19:19
While reviewing a document, I added a comment, and the [Comment 1:] text appeared on the right of the box, with the text I entered appearing to the left of it. Maybe Word for Mac 2011 supports right to left text if it is specified in a file from another version. –  SabreWolfy Jan 17 '14 at 9:16
@SabreWolfy I have Word 2011 and it doesn't support yet. –  Hoseyn Heydari Nov 18 '14 at 22:15

After endless effort to find a solution the only thing that worked for me was opening another document that was already saved** with a paragraph direction from right to left. Worked like a charm!

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You mean another RTL document created with Windows Word, right? This workaround is not totally unknown, but I think most people have found it buggy and not very useful in practice. If it works perfectly for you, that would be welcome progress. –  Tom Gewecke May 13 '14 at 19:55

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