[Scribus] Rotating Characters in a text box

Axel Bojer axelb
Sat Nov 18 22:38:44 CET 2006

Russbucket skrev:
> I have a vertical test box but I need the characters to be Horizonal within 
> the box. Is there a way to rotate the characters without change the location 
> of the box. Below is how text box looks. 
>                         ----
> 		       | X |
> 		       | E |
> 		       | R |
> 		       | O |
> 		       | X |
>                         ----
> Any pointers on how to do this. I was able to do it when I used MS Publisher, 
> now converting everything to Scribus on Linux.
> Thanks in advance!

My solution to this was (after having written the Text normally, that is 
horizontally) to just turn the whole text box around 270.00 degrees. 
(choose "Rotation".)
Not quite as you asked maybe because you may have to move it a bit 
afterwards, but it works fine :-)

Best regards
Axel Bojer

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