Rotate a line of character (String) : Tranformation « 2D Graphics « Java Tutorial

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 RotatedText extends JPanel {

  public void paint(Graphics g) {
    Graphics2D g2d = (Graphics2D) g;
    g2d.setRenderingHint(RenderingHints.KEY_ANTIALIASING, RenderingHints.VALUE_ANTIALIAS_ON);

    String s = "111111111111111111111111111111";

    Font font = new Font("Courier", Font.PLAIN, 12);
    g2d.translate(20, 20);

    FontRenderContext frc = g2d.getFontRenderContext();

    GlyphVector gv = font.createGlyphVector(frc, s);
    int length = gv.getNumGlyphs();
    for (int i = 0; i < length; i++) {
      Point2D p = gv.getGlyphPosition(i);
      AffineTransform at = AffineTransform.getTranslateInstance(p.getX(), p.getY());
      at.rotate((double) i / (double) (length - 1) * Math.PI / 3);

      Shape glyph = gv.getGlyphOutline(i);
      Shape transformedGlyph = at.createTransformedShape(glyph);

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    JFrame frame = new JFrame("Rotated text");
    frame.add(new RotatedText());
    frame.setSize(400, 300);

16.3.1.Transform LabTransform Lab
16.3.2.Coordinate Translation.
16.3.3.Rotation and coordinate translation
16.3.4.Rotate a line of character (String)
16.3.5.Scaling an object
16.3.6.Tranformation with AffineTransform.getScaleInstanceTranformation with AffineTransform.getScaleInstance
16.3.7.Tranformation with AffineTransform.getTranslateInstanceTranformation with AffineTransform.getTranslateInstance
16.3.8.Tranformation with AffineTransform.getShearInstanceTranformation with AffineTransform.getShearInstance
16.3.9.Calculate Rotation Transform with Math.PICalculate Rotation Transform with Math.PI
16.3.10.Rotating image using Java 2D AffineTransform class
16.3.11.Translate and rotate all objects
16.3.12.Move and scale graphical objects with a mouse on the panel
16.3.13.Rotates a shape about the specified coordinates.