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Draw text along a curve

Draw text along a curve

import java.awt.Font;
import java.awt.Graphics;
import java.awt.Graphics2D;
import java.awt.RenderingHints;
import java.awt.Shape;
import java.awt.font.FontRenderContext;
import java.awt.font.GlyphVector;
import java.awt.geom.AffineTransform;
import java.awt.geom.Point2D;

import javax.swing.JFrame;
import javax.swing.JPanel;

public class RollingText extends JPanel {
  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Graphics2D g2 = (Graphics2D) g;


    String s = "Java Source and Support.";
    Font font = new Font("Serif", Font.PLAIN, 24);
    FontRenderContext frc = g2.getFontRenderContext();
    g2.translate(40, 80);

    GlyphVector gv = font.createGlyphVector(frc, s);
    int length = gv.getNumGlyphs();
    for (int i = 0; i < length; i++) {
      Point2D p = gv.getGlyphPosition(i);
      double theta = (double) i / (double) (length - 1) * Math.PI / 4;
      AffineTransform at = AffineTransform.getTranslateInstance(p.getX(),
      Shape glyph = gv.getGlyphOutline(i);
      Shape transformedGlyph = at.createTransformedShape(glyph);

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    JFrame f = new JFrame("RollingText v1.0");
    f.getContentPane().add(new RollingText());
    f.setSize(600, 300);


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