warp problem

I have done this before with 2.47 - this morning! and it worked fine.
what am i doing wrong here?
thanks

warp tool see http://www.blender.org/documentation/htmlI/x3082.html

Attachments

warpproblem.blend (168 KB)


Probably the orientation.


Rotate the screen numpad 4 and 6 until the object is horizontal.

warpproblem.blend (183 KB)

so that was the problem - i stuck to 1,3, & 7
thanks