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The Funny Turnaround Class: Convert text to show characters upside down

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turnaroundclass 1.0Artistic License, B...5HTML, PHP 5, Text processing
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This class can be used to convert text to show characters upside down.

It takes a text string and converts its characters to HTML entities that represent Unicode characters that will appear as if the text was rotated 180 degrees.

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Unicode includes many character sets that can be used to write text in many idioms.

Some character sets have letters that look like letters of other character sets after rotated 180 degrees.

This class takes advantage of that fact to convert text strings in such way that it looks like the text was rotated 180 degrees.

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Plain text file example.php Example example
Plain text file turnaround.class.php Class the class itself

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Very clever.
11 years ago (F Philip DeGeorge)