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How can I switch the text direction in kate and kwrite editors?

I have English & Persian layouts and want to read the Persian text as right to left but I can't seem to be able to switch the text direction.

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Try Right Ctrl+Right Shift for RTL and Left Ctrl+Left Shift for LTR.

https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196287#c3

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  • I've already tried that. Oddly it doesn't work for me! – yaser May 7 '13 at 19:51
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Unicode (UTF-8) has a special character called the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right-to-left_mark. Try removing all occurrences of it from your document using the Replace function (Ctrl-R).

Find: \x200F
Replace: (leave empty)
Mode: Escape sequences

While you are at it, try removing all eventual occurrences of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-to-right_mark in the same way.

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