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How to Change Text Direction in Document Using Writer 2013

To change the text direction in Writer 2013 document, you can follow these steps:

Step 1 Open the Page Layout tab, click the Text Direction icon, and open the drop-down list.

Step 2 Select a text direction from the list and the changes will be displayed in the document.

Step 3 You can also select the Text Direction Options at the bottom of the list and open the Text direction dialogue box shown as below:

change text direction drop down list

Figure 1 The Text direction drop-down list

Step 4 In the Apply to drop-down list, select the text direction to be applied either to the Whole document or from This point forward.

Step 5 Click the OK button to exit.