LtrPara Method

Sets the reading order and alignment of the specified paragraphs to left-to-right.


expression Required. An expression that returns a Selection object.


For all selected paragraphs, this method sets the reading order to left-to-right. If a paragraph with a right-to-left reading order is also right-aligned, this method reverses its reading order and sets its paragraph alignment to left-aligned.

Use the ReadingOrder property to change the reading order without affecting paragraph alignment.

For more information on using Microsoft Word with right-to-left languages, see Word features for right-to-left languages .


This example sets the reading order and alignment of the current selection to left-to-right if the selection is styled as "Normal."

If Selection.Style = "Normal" Then _

Applies to | Selection Object

See Also | LtrRun Method | ReadingOrder Property | RtlPara Method | RtlRun Method