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display text diagonally

Dalibor Toth
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Joined: Jul 16, 2001
Posts: 38
I am looking for a way to display text diagonally like in MS Excel when creating graphs, the application sets dates diagonally on the x axis if there are too many of them.
Can anybody help?
Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

You'll need to look into the Java 2D Graphics API, it lets you perform transforms on text really well... otherwise you can only do this in a really primitive way, like this :


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