I want to flip text to a mirror image to print on fabric transfer paper.

Susan N. asked on
I am trying to "mirror image" text in Word 2007 so I can print on fabric transfer paper.  HP printer does not have this option, can it be done on a Word document?
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AndrewKeir replied on

This didn't work for me (Word 2010, Win 7, 64 bit) but this does;

Enter Word art text as you wish, then

- select the text you wish to rotate
- the Drawing Tools, Format ribbon will show;

on this ribbon go to Wordart styles and left-click on "text effects"
- this brings up a sub-menu, hover over "3d rotation" and left click on "3D rotation options"
- select "X" and set it to "180"
-left-click "close" to action this on the selected text.

It's just a shame the "flip horizontal' command doesn't work on the text, just the bounding box...
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Jsydney replied on

After attempting over 2 hours to do a mirror image following the instructions from "You Tube", "", and articles from googling what I wanted to do, I came across your article.  Thank you so very much.  After I tweeked it , I was able to do a mirror image.  My "tweeks" included the following: 

Inserted Text Box (draw)

Formatted font (size, color, & style)

Under Drawing Tool>Format>I chose Shape Effects

Rolled over 3D Rotation to 3D Rotation Options (left clicked)

Choose "X" and changed to 180°

Left Click Fill & chose "No Fill" then  clicked "OK"

When I did not go to the "Fill" menu, the background of my text would be grey.


 Again, thank you very much. 

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