# how to turn latex figure by 90 degrees alongwith the caption? [duplicate]

\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}


what this does is it rotates the figure as I want to...so now my Y axis is parallel to the shorter edge of my A4 sheet...but my caption is still parallel to the shorter edge of my sheet...how do I make the caption follow the figure and be parallel to the large edge of my sheet?

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## marked as duplicate by Werner, Kurt, Stephen, mafp, Charles StewartMar 9 '13 at 16:40

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}


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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