# Ensure float appears directly after \afterpage and landscape

I have a large (full page) landscape figure that I would like to appear on the page opposite to a large (full page) portrait figure. The landscape figure is generated like so:

\afterpage{
\begin{landscape}
\begin{figure}
\centering
\includegraphics[scale=1]{path/to/the/file.pdf}
\caption{The Caption}
\end{figure}
\end{landscape}
}


The afterpage allows the landscape page to float around. I would now like to add a figure that is on the opposite page; I have done so currently by adding it into the landscape and rotating it:

\afterpage{
\begin{landscape}
\begin{figure}
\centering
\includegraphics[scale=1]{path/to/the/file.pdf}
\caption{The Caption}
\end{figure}

\begin{figure}
\centering
\includegraphics[scale=1,angle=-90]{path/to/another/file.pdf}
\caption{The Other Caption}
\end{figure}
\end{landscape}
}


This has a couple of problems with it, though - firstly, it doesn't ensure that they're on facing pages (only that they're on consecutive pages), and secondly it results in a rotated caption for the second figure, which is not ideal because it's really a portrait figure.

I have looked for a solution to this problem, but can't seem to find it. Can anyone suggest one, or point me in the right direction?

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@wakjah \cleardoublepage and the twoside option (if you're using the article class) are probably your friend. But you'll probably get a more comprehensive answer from someone that actually knows Latex if you include a minimal working example. – ThomasH Jul 7 '13 at 13:31

I'd just put the second figure after landscape rather than rotating it twice.

\afterpage{%
\clearpage
\begin{landscape}
\begin{figure}
\centering
\includegraphics[scale=1]{path/to/the/file.pdf}
\caption{The Caption}
\end{figure}
\end{landscape}
\begin{figure}
\centering
\includegraphics{path/to/another/file.pdf}
\caption{The Other Caption}
\end{figure}
\clearpage
}


To check that it starts on an even page you should be able to do

\afterpage{\clearpage
\ifodd\value{page}
\afterpage{...}
\else
...
\fi
}


so it gets deferred again if it lands on an odd page.

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