How to make lists in arabic to show from right to left

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In some cases it is needed to create a multilevel list with different features, for example to show numbers from right to left.
New Multilevel List in Word 365

To create a multilevel list with custom numbering, for example with orientation from right to left, do the following:

   1.   On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click the Multilevel List button and then choose Define New Multilevel List...:

Multilevel List menu in Word 365

   2.   In the Define new Multilevel list dialog box choose the second level:

Define new Multilevel list in Word 365

   3.   Delete formatting up to the first level:

Define new Multilevel list in Word 365

   4.   Add the first level number after second level formatting:

Define new Multilevel List in Word 365

   5.   Create other formatting (see Creating numbered lists).

   6.   Click OK and see new multilevel list.

See also this tip in French: Comment créer la liste numérotée en arabe pour afficher de droite à gauche.

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