Broken captions: for some reason the captions type from right to left

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Jun 17, 2022 Jun 17, 2022

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Hi everyone, 

I'm trying to write captions for some work I'm doing and the captions type out from right to left, I've tried to see where the settings for the caption track is but I can't find anything which will fix the problem. Any help is much appreciated! 

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Adobe Community Professional , Jun 17, 2022 Jun 17, 2022

In Preferences > Graphics > Default Paragraph Direction is your setting "Left to Right" or "Right to Left?"

Also, are you using a Track Style for your captions that could have been set to "Right to Left?" Click on one of the captions and go to the Edit tab of the Essential Graphics panel. The circled icon in my first screenshot is for Left to Right typing, is the other icon selected? If so, change the icon and then you can hit the "Up Arrow" icon on the right of the "Track Style" dropdown menu (

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In Preferences > Graphics > Default Paragraph Direction is your setting "Left to Right" or "Right to Left?"

Also, are you using a Track Style for your captions that could have been set to "Right to Left?" Click on one of the captions and go to the Edit tab of the Essential Graphics panel. The circled icon in my first screenshot is for Left to Right typing, is the other icon selected? If so, change the icon and then you can hit the "Up Arrow" icon on the right of the "Track Style" dropdown menu (second screenshot) and push this update to all captions on your track.

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Thank you David! Your solution with the icon worked!

 

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If David's suggestion does not fix it for you, what version are you using?

 

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