Re: Does the canvas support rotated text

> >  Is it possible to use rotated text on the canvas?  Eg. the baseline is
> >  rotated 90 degrees so that the text reads vertically.
> >  
> >  I know that the capability to do this isn't standard X, but it would 
> >  really be useful.
> Currently the canvas cannot do that (yes, X sucks) :-)  Once the Gnome
> font system Raph is developing is finished, it will allow for rotated
> text and all sorts of neat stuff as well.

This feature works on the anti-aliased canvas.  

I witnessed this last night, when I turned an "if 0" to "if 1" in the
test-gnome program.

Impressive, amazing, congratulations to raph.

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