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The following code rotates the figure as I want to, so now my Y axis is parallel to the shorter edge of my A4 sheet. However, my caption is still parallel to the shorter edge of my sheet.

How can I make the caption follow the figure and be parallel to the large edge of my sheet?

\begin{figure}[p]

\centering
\includegraphics[width=1.3\textwidth, angle =90 ]{Graphs/1.png}
\caption{Box plot of number of positions sent per iteration using this scheme}
\label{fig:awesome_image}

\end{figure}
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marked as duplicate by Werner, Kurt, Stephen, mafp, Charles Stewart Mar 9 '13 at 16:40

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rotating package and sidewaysfigure – David Carlisle Mar 9 '13 at 15:11

The rotating package introduces a sidewaysfigure environment that lends itself well to that:

\documentclass{article}

\usepackage{rotating}
\usepackage{tikz}

\begin{document}

\begin{sidewaysfigure}
    \centering
    \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=4]
        \fill[blue] (0,0) rectangle(2,1.5);  
    \end{tikzpicture}
    \caption{Box plot of number of positions sent per iteration using this scheme}
    \label{fig:awesome_image}
\end{sidewaysfigure}

\end{document}

enter image description here

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There's no need to specify the [p] ("page by itself") location directive when starting the sidewaysfigure environment: The figure will be placed automatically on a page by itself. – Mico Mar 9 '13 at 16:08
    
@Mico Ok. Fixed. – Jubobs Mar 9 '13 at 16:09

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