ParagraphFormat.ReadingOrder Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns or sets the reading order of the specified paragraphs without changing their alignment. Read/write WdReadingOrder.

expression .ReadingOrder

expression Required. A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.

Use the LtrPara, LtrRun, RtlPara, and RtlRun methods of the Selection object to change the paragraph alignment along with the reading order.

This example sets the reading order of the first paragraph to right-to-left.

ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).ReadingOrder = _ 
 wdReadingOrderRtl
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