Changing paragraph direction within mixed text

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Feb 28, 2021 Feb 28, 2021

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Hi,

I'm attempting to have Hebrew text within a Finnish paragraph. I downloaded the MENA version which changed the charecter direction no problem, but when attempting to change paragraph direction for a sentence it bugs out and splits the sentence to a random place in the text. I don't speak Hebrew, I'm trying to copy text from Word so maybe typing this would work, but that would be too difficult in this case. Why does InDesign have such bad support for Hebrew and Arabic, that you have to download a different version of the program and it still doesn't work? Surely many people want to write mixed text like this.

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Adobe Community Professional , Feb 28, 2021 Feb 28, 2021
For small bits of Hebrew or Arabic (ME languages), you really don't need the ME version. You can install these scripts that will let you reverse text direction on a character or paragraph level. Suggest you set the paragraph left-to-right, select the Hebrew within and run the "rtl" script. You may need to set composer to World-Ready. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dzvkg4iv1vsg6tq/AAC_FlxT4qr55lwNrA0QKd5da?dl=0 (These are labeled for CS4 but should still work just fine.)

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For small bits of Hebrew or Arabic (ME languages), you really don't need the ME version. You can install these scripts that will let you reverse text direction on a character or paragraph level. Suggest you set the paragraph left-to-right, select the Hebrew within and run the "rtl" script. You may need to set composer to World-Ready. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dzvkg4iv1vsg6tq/AAC_FlxT4qr55lwNrA0QKd5da?dl=0

(These are labeled for CS4 but should still work just fine.)

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