Type on an angle

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Mon Nov 21 02:36:16 CET 2016


On 11/20/16, 1:42 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of hh"
<use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of hh at hyperhh.de> wrote:
> 
> Adding a 'native' angle property doesn't turn a bitmap display into a
> raster display based on postscript/pdf.
> Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator use postscript/pdf for each and every
> single glyph. They dont have rotated fields (seen as controls). They even
> don't have a rotated _postscript_ insertion cursor for 'rotated editing'.

Just for the record, the above may be correct from a technical standpoint,
but is inaccurate with regard to what is presented to users.
The embedded screen capture below may not arrive on the list intact, but
illustrates the point.

Also provided is the option to assign orientation to text.

Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design






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