2.1.224 Part 1 Section 17.6.19, sectPr (Previous Section Properties)
For additional notes that apply to this portion of the standard, please see the notes for sectPr, §17.6.18(a, b).
a. The standard states that text flow direction can differ between previous section properties and current section properties.
Word sets the text direction in the previous section properties to the text flow direction specified in the current section properties.