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I do a lot of desktop publishing with right-to-left languages (Hebrew, Arabic) and when I try to type text in these languages, the letters display correctly but not in the proper right-to-left order. Will this be supported in the final release (fingers crossed) or a 1.1 release (please!) 

Also, such documents require page spreads to be reversed (i.e. page 2 is on the right, page 3 is on the left). 

Optimistically, I see a tab under typography with the option: Hebrew Script, but I don't see what that does. 

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I'll echo this request ... or at least a plugin to flip the text for such languages (and ideally flip the layout). I work in a number of different languages for a client and I imagine people who have these languages as their primary language will become customers.

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Great to hear that RTL support will be added in a future update! This will certainly increase Affinity's customer base (and allow me to use Publisher instead of InDesign!)

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Yes, at a minimum as a workaround, I'd need this. In the early days (yes, I'm that old) of Adobe's InDesign, a third party created such a plug-in, but I can say, the current built-in support feels more robust and stable. 

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3 minutes ago, JFisher said:

Hi baruch.sienna. 

RTL support is something that maybe added in a future update but will not be available in the release build. 

As my work requires this functionality, I have to pass and wait for a future release. :( (see avatar pic)

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Affinity folk, I know this beta literally just dropped today...but anyone know of 3rd parties working on a Right to Left plugin that may be a temporary fix till it's added in as a feature?

Very excited to start playing around with Publisher -  happy it's finally here. Please give us designers a reason to leave Adobe's awful bloatware.

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