Diagonal text (n.2)

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun May 26 17:46:22 CEST 2019

On 26/05/2019 16:25, Taylor, P wrote:
> 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.

Today there are really only a limited number of drivers in use

- "pdfmode" (pdfTeX/LuaTeX generating PDF directly)
- dvips
- (x)dvipdfmx
- dvisvgm

all of which support the rotation concept, although the detail varies 
(and is covered within the various .def files used by graphicx).


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