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OpenOffice Writer 3.x Guide
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Rotating text in a table cell

You can rotate text in a table cell by 90 or 270 degrees. Text rotation is useful when you have long headings for narrow columns.

  • Select the text to be rotated and then click Format > Character.
  • On the Position page, in the Rotation / scaling section, choose the rotation angle and click OK.

Below is a sample table with rotated headings.

A table with rotated headings.
Image:documentation_note.png Text rotation within table cells can also be achieved with the use of paragraph styles, discussed in greater detail in Chapter 7 (Working with Styles).

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