Enabling Right-to-Left (RTL) editing in OpenOffice and LibreOffice

LibreOffice RTL Settings

LibreOffice RTL Settings

Both OpenOffice and LibreOffice support Right-to-Left (RTL) editing but by default it is disabled.

Steps to Enable RTL:

  1. Click on Tools->Options->Language Settings->Language menu.
  2. Under Enhanced Language Support, check Enabled for Complex Text Layouts (CTL).
  3. Now RTL and LTR layout will be enabled.

Keyboard Shortcuts:
Ctrl + Shift + D for RTL
Ctrl + Shift + A for LTR