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Writing Vertical Text

Author: Jim Stiles

IE5.5 has introduced a new CSS property writing-mode with a default value of lr-tb which stands for left-right top-bottom which is the normal mode for Western language. The other possible value is tb-rl which stands for top-bottom right-left. In this mode Western/Latin glyphs are turned to the right by 90 degrees so you write downwards. Using the fliph and flipv filters you can also write upwards as the following examples show:

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