[texhax] Diagonal text?

Jim Diamond Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Wed Feb 3 15:47:45 CET 2016

On Wed, Feb  3, 2016 at 14:38 (+0000), David Carlisle wrote:

> You can't win,
This is true, but...

> normally I'd have used a \foo{..} interface but as plain was asked
> for I went very minimal and used a \par terminated string:-)

> Change \par to \relax in the definition of \x then use
> \def\y{\x#1\relax}  and you can use \y{plain\ TeX} :-)

Or Rodolfo, you can use (with the first defn of \x)

{\dimen2=5pt\x plain\ TeX\par}
{\dimen2=-10pt\x plain\ TeX\par}



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