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Gimp 2.8 Vertical Text

Jul 6, 2012, 19:30
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Gimp 2.8 Vertical Text
I'm trying to do a quick project for work and I can't seem to get vertical text to work how I want it to in Gimp 2.8. Gimp 2.6 did vertical text by just typing what you wanted and rotating the layer. With that same process in 2.8, the text rotates, but the layer doesn't. Which means the rotated text gets cut off. Furthermore, when I try to change the size of the layer, Gimp decides it has to undo the rotation first. It's beyond frustrating at this point. Especially because this is such a basic thing to do.

Anybody get this to work a different way? I would hate to have to pull out MS paint...
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Jul 6, 2012, 19:56
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RE: Gimp 2.8 Vertical Text
And now that I've sat down and looked at it again, it is suddenly working. >_<

Just one of those days I guess...

Also, the regular scale tool in the menu doesn't actually scale layers, even though it says it does. You have to go to Layers > Scale Layer to do that. My text is a bit blurry, but it will do.

Thanks for the help!
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Jul 6, 2012, 20:05 (This post was last modified: Jul 6, 2012 20:07 by taschemann.)
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Jul 6, 2012, 20:06
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RE: Gimp 2.8 Vertical Text
You know what... nevermind. I'm being an idiot. Going to step away from the computer before I hurt myself. Will come back to this later.
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