Apply vertical text flow for East Asian text

The feature or some of the options described in this Help topic are only available if support for Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, or Korean is enabled through Microsoft Office Language Settings.

Do one of the following:

  • To create a new text box that is set up for vertical text flow, select the Home or Insert tab, click Draw Vertical Text Box Button image in the Objects group, and then click in your publication.

  • To change the text in an existing text box to vertical text flow, click the text box, and then click Text Direction Button image in the Text Box Tools tab’s Text group.

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