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Making Text Upside down using CSS

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Making Text Upside down using CSS


After seeing this message by PompeyBoy3, I wanted the same in CSS, so I have tried & am now posting here.


<title>Text Up side down</title>
<style type="text/css">
	filter:  progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.BasicImage(rotation=2);  /* IE6,IE7 */
	ms-filter: "progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.BasicImage(rotation=2)"; /* IE8 */
	-moz-transform: rotate(-180deg);  /* FF3.5+ */
	-o-transform: rotate(-180deg);  /* Opera 10.5 */
	-webkit-transform: rotate(-180deg);  /* Safari 3.1+, Chrome */
	position: absolute; 
<div class="txtUpsideDown">Test message</div>

Browser Compatibility

I have tested this script in the following Web browsers:
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Opera



This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


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GeneralMy vote of 3 Pin
Girish Balanagu17-Feb-13 19:20
memberGirish Balanagu17-Feb-13 19:20 
GeneralRe: My vote of 3 Pin
thatraja18-Feb-13 10:15
mvpthatraja18-Feb-13 10:15 
GeneralRe: Cheers. :) Pin
RaisKazi21-Dec-11 0:41
memberRaisKazi21-Dec-11 0:41 
GeneralRe: Yes Unicode char broken in this site... Pin
Shilpi Boosar13-Mar-11 20:45
memberShilpi Boosar13-Mar-11 20:45 
GeneralRe: But it looks like broken(I mean that site convert things som... Pin
thatraja10-Mar-11 7:35
mvpthatraja10-Mar-11 7:35 
GeneralRe: ?d??uo? buiz??? (: ??i ?ob Pin
Shilpi Boosar10-Mar-11 7:26
memberShilpi Boosar10-Mar-11 7:26 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Nice one. Especially I liked you cov... Pin
RaisKazi20-Dec-11 19:45
memberRaisKazi20-Dec-11 19:45 
GeneralRe: But got excess points because you are a silver author now :) Pin
thatraja20-Dec-11 20:06
mvpthatraja20-Dec-11 20:06 
GeneralNice one! I too tried with CSS3 and Canvas. http://my.opera.... Pin
raju dasa2-Dec-11 8:08
memberraju dasa2-Dec-11 8:08 
Nice one! I too tried with CSS3 and Canvas.
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 very nice and concise. Thanks for sh... Pin
BrianBissell1-Dec-11 5:14
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