[OS X TeX] typesetting words backwards?

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Wed Apr 20 05:08:03 EDT 2005


On 20 apr 2005, at 1:50, Ross Moore wrote:

> On 20/04/2005, at 9:38 AM, Brian Jensen wrote:
>> I'd like to typeset words or at least letters backwards - so that the 
>> words would look right if viewed in a mirror, for example. In other 
>> words, the letter (or the whole word if possible) would be reflected 
>> about a vertical axis. Does anyone know if there a way to do this in 
>> LaTeX? Thanks,
> \usepackage{graphicx}
> Then ...
> \scalebox{-1}[1]{Read my lips!}
> \scalebox{-1}{Read my lips!}
> \scalebox{1}[-1]{Read my lips!}

or even:
     \reflectbox{Read my lips!}
(with the graphicx or the graphics package loaded)


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