As an IT administrator, you are tasked with the responsibility of not only keeping the systems of your organization running, but also ensuring that they are secure, efficient and up-to-date. One of the tasks that falls under the umbrella of your duties is to ensure that the text direction of the computers in your organization is correct. The text direction determines which way text within a document or application is written, and incorrect text direction can lead to errors in the way a document is written or viewed.
Fortunately, changing the text direction on a Windows-based computer is a relatively simple process. First, you will need to open the Control Panel. To do this, press the Windows key and type “Control Panel” into the search box. Once the Control Panel window appears, click on the “Clock, Language, and Region” option.
Once you have opened the Clock, Language, and Region window, click on the “Change the date, time, or number format” option. This will open a new window titled “Region”. In this window, select the “Additional settings” option at the bottom of the window. This will open a new window titled “Regional and Language Options”.
In the Regional and Language Options window, click on the “Text Services and Input Languages” tab. Once this tab is selected, you will see an option titled “Text Direction”. The default setting for this option is “Left-to-right”. To change the text direction, select the “Right-to-left” option. Once you have done this, click on the “Apply” button and then the “OK” button to save your changes.
Once you have changed the text direction, you will need to restart the computer for the changes to take effect. After the computer restarts, the text direction of all of the applications on the computer will have been changed to the new settings.
Changing the text direction on a Windows-based computer is a relatively simple task. By following the steps outlined above, you can ensure that the text direction of all of the computers in your organization is correct, and that documents are displayed correctly.