How to make characters slant backwards?

  stlucia2 12 May 12
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I need to make the characters in a short piece of text lean backwards -- i.e. like italic, but leaning the opposite way. Any ideas how I can do it please?

I've tried with Adobe Pagemaker, CorelDraw X4, and MS Word but I can't find any function that will slope the characters backwards. My font is Arial bold, though Swiss or Helvetica would probably be a closer match to the aircraft registration I'm trying to replicate.

  john bunyan 12 May 12

Here is one font. backward slant

  stlucia2 13 May 12

Thanks, that's sloping, but it's not the right font for my application. But, clicking on that link I've come across another search term, "reverse slant", which has then led me to an article which suggests using Photoshop (which I've got) to skew a graphic of the text.

So, unless someone can come up with a reverse slant Arial, Swiss, or Helvetica, I'll print out my upright Arial text, scan it into Photoshop as an image, and then skew it.

  BRYNIT 13 May 12
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How to slant text in Corel Draw CLICK HERE

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13 May 12

anything here suitable?

  Peter 13 May 12

stlucia2,

You could try using WordArt in Microsoft Word to achieve what you want to do. You can slant and distort the text in WordArt to your hearts content!

Peter.

  Diemmess 13 May 12

As suggested, Corel Draw or its better known rival Adobe Illustrator should keep nice crisp edges more easily.

  stlucia2 13 May 12

Thanks guys. I've managed it using CorelDraw using the method in post #3 in your link, BRYNIT.

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