A FreeBSD program that rotates text

Andrew Gould andrewlylegould at gmail.com
Tue May 26 19:48:25 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I'm searching for a FreeBSD based means to align text in
> a circle, adjusted like in a sigulum.
> I've tried to find an option in OpenOffice, but failed.
> Can anyone name me a program that can be used to do so?
> It can even be LaTeX, or a painting program that lets
> me construct a sigulum, like this:
> http://www-e.uni-magdeburg.de/ruge/verschiedenes/medien-als-manipulatoren/otto.gif
> Text at the top should be adjustable with its bottom
> towards the inner of the circle, text at the circle's
> bottom hould be adjustable with the bottom to the outer
> perimeter of the circle so both text is "standing up".
> A pictural figure should be placable in the inner of
> the circle. Colours should be applyable.
> Final output can be everything: Image formats like
> PNG or JPG, PDF files, Postscript.
> Suggestions, anyone? =^_^=
> Thank you!
> --
> Polytropon
> >From Magdeburg, Germany
> Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
> Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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Check out the Gimp tutorial regarding "text to path":


Does this meet your needs?


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