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PLUS+1™ Software => Displays => Topic started by: jashom1 on February 10, 2016, 12:29:38 AM

Title: Vertical text
Post by: jashom1 on February 10, 2016, 12:29:38 AM
Hey gurus,

If someone was to use the Monitor (say DP700) in a portrait orientation, this would need the ability to rotate the text fields 90°

Without rendering the text to an image and rotating that, I can't see how this can be done.  It would be nice to have a rotation field on the text boxes, you could then create some cool rotation effects  :)

Cheers.

John.
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Daniel on February 11, 2016, 08:34:37 AM
Hello John

To use the DP700 in a portrait orientation, Do the following:
1)   Make sure that you are using a recent HWD for your DP700 display (in this example version 140 was used)
2)   Select the ScreenDef
3)   In the inspector, select a Rotation value of 90 (or 270) degrees
4)   Add texts to your screens as you normally would, see attached example screenshot.


Best regards
Daniel
PLUS+1® Help desk
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Marbek_Elektronik on February 11, 2016, 09:02:47 AM
Very nice.
In classic screen editor (DP610TM) not possible?
OK, I don't need this feature.
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: jashom1 on February 16, 2016, 02:26:14 AM
Ahh!

Thanks Daniel :)

John.
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Marbek_Elektronik on August 07, 2017, 01:56:50 PM
Is it also possible to have a normal landscape orientation and one text is rotated to 90° ?
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Nilla on November 06, 2017, 12:58:55 PM
Hi Marbek!

I'm sorry but we don't support rotation of texts. In that case you'll have to use a image of the text which is possible to rotate.

Best regards
Nilla
PLUS+1 Helpdesk team
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Remy on March 28, 2018, 07:37:01 PM
Is it also possible to have a normal landscape orientation and one text is rotated to 90° ?

I've never done it, but you could easily create a widget with your text being a screen definition with a 90º rotation and integrate it to your normal screen
Title: Re: Vertical text
Post by: Kava_Man on March 11, 2019, 11:13:32 AM
Hello John

To use the DP700 in a portrait orientation, Do the following:
1)   Make sure that you are using a recent HWD for your DP700 display (in this example version 140 was used)
2)   Select the ScreenDef
3)   In the inspector, select a Rotation value of 90 (or 270) degrees
4)   Add texts to your screens as you normally would, see attached example screenshot.


I wish more replies were this concise. I particularly appreciate the screenshot - makes things a lot easier for people like me. Thanks for taking the time to post!