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Re: [Groff] Setting Text Along A Curve

From: Denis M. Wilson
Subject: Re: [Groff] Setting Text Along A Curve
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:58:18 +0000

I did text round a circle using a .eps file, adapted from the
PostScript Cookbook.

In case it's any help I enclose it.


On Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:09:06 +1100
Robert Thorsby <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 16/01/15 19:56:33, Ted Harding wrote:
> > On 16-Jan-2015 01:48:52 Robert Thorsby wrote:
> > > I need to set some text (eg., Lorem Ipsum) along the arc of a
> > > curve  
> > (eg, a circle). The curve itself need not be visible.
> > 
> > It can certainly be done, in various ways (including pic, and  
> > PostScript tricks). However, there can be complications of detail
> > to get it to look nice (e.g. when using fonts which are not  
> > constant-width).
> > 
> > At the moment I'm too short of time to write a proper account, but  
> > will produce something later this weekend.
> Thank you Ted,
> I don't particularly care if the solution requires a bit of trial
> and error in order to "get it to look nice" -- I'll regard it as a  
> necessary self-flagellation penance for putting text along curves,  
> instead of along straight lines where it belongs.
> But proportional fonts would be nice. :-)
> Why can't they make square CDs? Ooppss, I think you could once get  
> rectangular ones. :-)
> Cheers and thanks,
> Robert


Attachment: circtext.eps
Description: image/eps

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