Right to left text alignment in Trados 2017
Thread poster: irshadkhan

irshadkhan  Identity Verified
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English to Urdu
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Jan 6, 2017

Hello every one,
I am using Trados 2017, for the language English to Arabic characters. I want to align my text in target language from right to left. I was search these right to left and left to right icon but i dit't find that. any help please.

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Abid Riaz  Identity Verified
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Member (2016)
Pashto (Pushto) to English
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Right to left hack Feb 24, 2017

I struggled with this myself but finally found a solution. However, I do not know how to make right-to-left the default so every time you go to new segment, it'd enable you to write to right to left. But I am sure there must be a way to do this. I will add to my answer if I found it. So here is how you can do this for a single segment.

1: Go to home and find the music sign with a small left pointing arrow. It's the same as in Ms Word. It's tedious to have to click to change text direction.
2: Go to File > Option > Keyboard Shortcuts > Right to left. Click in clickable space in front column and create a shortcut. For example, my shortcut is Ctrl + Right Arrow.

Hope that helps.

[Edited at 2017-02-24 18:10 GMT]

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