TextBox.ReadingOrder property (Access)

You can use the ReadingOrder property to specify or determine the reading order of words in text. Read/write Byte.

Syntax

expression.ReadingOrder

expression A variable that represents a TextBox object.

Remarks

The ReadingOrder property uses the following settings.

Setting Visual Basic Description
Context 0 Reading order is determined by the language of the first character entered.

If a right-to-left language character is entered first, reading order is right to left.

If a left-to-right language character is entered first, reading order is left to right.
Left-to-Right 1 Sets the reading order to left to right.
Right-to-Left 2 Sets the reading order to right to left.

Example

The following example sets the reading order to right to left for the Address text box on the International Shipping form.

Forms("International Shipping").Controls("Address").ReadingOrder = 2

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