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Long time Paint .Net user. Love the app.

I know how to rotate text (select, move tool, shift right click or ctrl + shift + z).

Also, it's possible to rotate each individual character, but it's very slow and tricky to get right.

To do it well, I'd have to create a layer for each letter. That's a lot of work to simply change text orientation from horizontal to vertical.

I want a quick way to get this:

testing

to this:

t

e

s

t

i

n

g

This is for a graphic label.

Thanks!

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There's no automatic way. The best way to do it is the same way you've done it here on the forum: Hit the "enter" key after every letter.

A note, though: this impacts readability terribly. From a design viewpoint, this is a bad idea. :-) But that's how to do it if you insist.

 

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