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Re: Physically Rotate Text


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Physically Rotate Text
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:03:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Tory S. Anderson) writes:

> If this weren't emacs, I wouldn't be surprised not to have a physical rotate 
> function. 
>
> Here's what I'm looking for: the ability to change a block from a horizontal 
> to a vertical layout of text. This would be part of emacs super ASCII 
> non-graphical powers, so that if I'm modelling a bar chart, I can convert it 
> to a column chart:
>
> XXX
> XXXXXXX
> XXXXX
> XXXXXXXXX
>
> becomes:
>
>    X
>    X
>  X X
>  X X
>  XXX
>  XXX
> XXXX
> XXXX
> XXXX
>
> Any ideas? 

M-x rotate-ccw-region RET

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