[texhax] rotating a glyph in pdfTeX?

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Jun 14 18:58:52 CEST 2012

Am Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:12:20 -0600 schrieb D. R. Evans:

> I can't find an answer to this question, so it's time to visit the house of
> the TeX gurus....
> Is there a way in plain TeX (specifically, pdfTeX) to invert a single instance
> of a particular glyph? I thought that pstricks might be able to do this, but
> the complete pstricks-doc.pdf file doesn't seem to be readily available, at
> least not anywhere I've looked.
> To make the question crystal clear (I hope): I want to be able to typeset, in
> pdfTeX, something like the sentence fragment "It was a Y", but with the "Y"
> upside down (i.e., rotated through 180°). I recognize that some
> micro-adjustment might be necessary to the vertical positioning of the box
> containing the glyph.

graphicx works also with plain tex:

\input miniltx
\input graphicx



Ulrike Fischer 

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