Diagonal text (n.2)
Joseph Wright
joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun May 26 16:22:19 CEST 2019
On 26/05/2019 14:52, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> Very simple in LaTeX:
>
> https://www.overleaf.com/latex/examples/example-of-rotated-text-in-latex/fkmpsbztrxmv
>
> but how about the same in plain TeX? I suppose box rotating is involving, but
> in TeXBook I don't see anything about \hboxes or \vboxes rotation...
>
> Thanks for any help,
>
> Rodolfo
Rotation requires \special's, which therefore don't get mentioned in The
TeXbook. One could do the grind oneself, but easier is to use the
generic ability of the LaTeX graphicx package:
\input graphicx %
\rotatebox{45}{foo}
\bye
Joseph
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