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Hi,

I would like to display column header vertically(90 degree). Please help me, If any one knows that .. ?

Thans in Advance.

Raj in Christ.
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The only other option is to use an image.

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i remember seeing the feature somewhere, perhaps xlinks.
give me some time ill check.

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or perhaps u could yourself do some research at the w3c website.

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by:webwoman
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Here we go again... ;-)
And how are they supposed to READ this? Turn the monitor sideways?

This isn't a print page. Forget rotated text. It's not very user friendly.
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Hi CD&

You article(MSDN) link is very helpful. When I was reading that, writing-mode:tb-rl or lr-tb. This gets me closer to finish my task, except i need top-to-bottom text to be in bottom-to-top, I guess that is a limitation for the writing-mode.

Any Ideas .. ?

I appreciate it.

Thx.
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The writing modein that artical is as close as you can get, I don't know of any other options.  This is not something I would do on a site, so it is possible there is something else I don't know about.  It is part of international language elements, but the support still has a long way to go.

If you can't use what is there, you are probably going to have to go to using an image.

The one thing you might try, and I not sure it comes out in the right sequence is apply a style class like:

<style>
   .bidicls {unicode-bidi:embed;direction;rtl;writing-mode:tb-rl; }
</style>

If it works it will be IE5.5+ only.  Netscrap 6 won't recognize the writing-mode, and will render differently.  Older browsers will ignore the whole entry.

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I think.. I get closer for the task .. I can work out with top-to-bottom concept with User. I am very thankful for your time.

Thanks CD&.
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Glad I could help.  Thanks for the A. :^)

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