[texhax] rotating a glyph in pdfTeX?

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 19:53:37 CEST 2012

Ulrike Fischer said the following at 06/14/2012 10:58 AM :
> 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
> abc\rotatebox{180}{Y}cde

Excellent! Thank you very much.


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