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User Form on on project reads right to left

User Form on on project reads right to left

User Form on on project reads right to left

Visual Studio 2015. I have one project where the text on user forms reads right to left like Arabic rather than English left to right. I have no idea how this happened, and it is not manifesting itself in any other applications or even any other visual basic projects.

The properties of text objects all look fine, aligned left as I expected.

Does anyone know why this would be doing this? And only for one project out of dozens? I cannot find a setting anywhere and google has availed me nothing either. Any insight appreciated.

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RE: User Form on on project reads right to left

I think that there is a Form property RightToLeft or something similar.

RE: User Form on on project reads right to left

softhemc is correct.

There is a RightToLeft and RightToLeftLayout property.

The RightToLeft property aligns items you select from the right side first.

The RightToLeftLayout property (when enabled) forces all items to comply with the RightToLeft property.


If you are using the VB form designer, I linked an image showing these options in the Properties pane.

NOTE: If your text is actually showing in reverse, like each individual letter is reading from right-to-left, you may want to check out any of your code for a strReverse tag. Link

Hope this helps!

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