HC convert: help with text as graphic or rotated text

James Hurley jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 26 12:04:46 EST 2009


>
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 11:18:11 -0800
> From: Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com>
> Subject: Re: HC convert: help with text as graphic or rotated text
> To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Message-ID: <C758FE73.95%scott at tactilemedia.com>
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> You can't physically rotate text, but you can create an image of  
> text and
> rotate that.  Here's one example of doing this.  Execute the  
> following in
> your Rev message box:
> go url "http://www.tactilemedia.com/site_files/downloads/textspinner.rev 
> "
>
> If you want to print out the results, you could try creating your  
> text at 4x
> the final size and then scaling down the imported text image/s to  
> 25%.  Kind
> of a pain to do but should give better print results.  You could do  
> all the
> manipulation in a hidden stack if necessary.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
>

Scott,

Thanks. This is a great utility. All the bells an whistles.

I tried to add one more element: Disembodied text, i.e. a text field  
field with zero border width and opaque set to false.

Unfortunately it crashes RunRev 4.0, build 950 on my Mac running  
10.5.8  every time.

Any thoughts?

Jim Hurley



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