Ask Your Question
0

Flipping (rotating) letters

asked 2016-09-27 01:16:26 +0200

9967Crooksville gravatar image

updated 2016-09-27 19:11:08 +0200

ratrace gravatar image

My Writer document features Western Cattle Brands, many of which use "flipped" lettering i.e. "P" flipped. How do I accomplish this in LibreOffice? "B" is another frequently flipped letter.

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

2 Answers

Sort by » oldest newest most voted
0

answered 2016-09-27 19:03:26 +0200

ratrace gravatar image

updated 2016-09-27 19:15:26 +0200

If it helps you can try these,

choose the letter you want to flip and from menu FormatCharacterPositionRotation/Scaling and select the degrees you want. Unfortunately I can’t see 180 degrees which would flip the letter upside down.

In the Libreoffice help page i found this solution,

You can only rotate text that is contained in a drawing object.

  1. Choose ViewToolbarsDrawing to open the Drawing toolbar.
  2. Select the Text icon
  3. Drag in your document to draw the text object, and then type your text.
  4. Click outside of the object, then click the text you entered. Click the Rotate icon on the Drawing Object Properties toolbar.
  5. Drag one of the corner handles of the text object.

You can also right-click the text object, choose Position and Size, click the Rotation tab, and then enter a rotation angle or a new position for the object.

Also you can see these answers to a similar question.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Comments

Rotating by 180° would be equivalent to subsequent flips "horizontally" and "vertically".

Lupp gravatar imageLupp ( 2016-09-27 19:51:53 +0200 )edit
0

answered 2016-09-27 20:29:48 +0200

Lupp gravatar image

updated 2016-09-27 20:30:15 +0200

I don't think there is an easy way. You may have a look into the attached. ask78093_WordWithFlippedLetter_1.odt

edit flag offensive delete link more
Login/Signup to Answer

Question Tools

1 follower

Stats

Asked: 2016-09-27 01:16:26 +0200

Seen: 1,345 times

Last updated: Sep 27 '16