Storyline 1: Enabling Right-to-Left Language Support

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Text on your Storyline player defaults to being displayed in a left-to-right orientation. If you're using a right-to-left language, such as Hebrew or Arabic, you can enable right-to-left language support by making a small change to your course's player. First, make sure you're using a font that supports non-Western text, such as Arial Unicode MS. Then, follow these steps:

Click the Home tab on the Storyline ribbon, and then click Player.

When the Player Properties window appears, click Other.

Find the Text is read from section of the window, and set your preference by using the selector:

If You're Using a Sidebar on Your Player...

If your course player includes a sidebar where you display a menu, glossary, resources, or slide notes, you might also be interested to know that you can switch the sidebar's location so that it displays on the right side of your player instead of the left. To make this change, click the Features button at the top of the Player Properties window and change the Sidebar selector to On Right.

Saving Your Changes to the Player

If you click OK on the Player Properties window and then save your project by clicking the Save button above the Storyline ribbon, Storyline saves your player customizations within your project. It's a good practice, though, to save your player separately, because this allows you to apply the same player customizations to other projects if you like.

To save your player, click the Current Player button on the Player Properties window and choose Save. Enter a name for the player if you're prompted, and click OK.

For more details about using the Current Player options, see the tutorial called Saving Your Player or Switching to a Different One.

Enabling Right-to-Left Direction on Your Slide Text

For any slide text that you want to display in a right-to-left language on your slide, make sure the Right-to-Left Text Direction button is selected when you enter or edit the text. You'll find this button on the Home tab of the ribbon (in Normal View), but it'll only appear if you have a right-to-left keyboard input language installed on your computer: