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Last Updated: October 10, 2019


Japanese customers have reported vertical text Issues in Word. The issues are related to:

  • The aspect ratio of vertical writing

  • Mail merge - vertical text printing horizontally

  • The emphasis mark not printing correctly


This issue has been fixed in Office build 16.0.11929.20358.

Note: If you notice any other vertical text issues in Word, please send us your feedback. You can do this by selecting “Feedback” in Word's Help Menu. If possible, please include a screen shot to help us to identify the specific issue. Alternatively, please add a comment in the “Was this information helpful?” section at the bottom of this article and we will do our best to fix it.

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