Diagonal text (n.2)

Taylor, P P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Sun May 26 17:25:14 CEST 2019

Herbert Voss wrote:

> A lot of the dvi viewers cannot show the rotations.

That does not surprise me, as the \special is a PostScript special, not 
a generic one.  Therefore only drivers emitting PostScript (or using 
PostScript as an intermediate language to generate something else such 
as PDF) could reasonably be expected to handle such code.

> \special{ps: gsave currentpoint currentpoint translate 45 neg rotate 
> neg exch n
> eg exch translate} \special{ps: currentpoint grestore moveto}

Philip Taylor

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