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I need to put into my thesis (portrait format) a figure in landscape format. I tried using pdflscape environment but it didn't work for me. Now I am trying to use sidewaysfigure environment. The figure looks good Scheme but there is no caption under it. Where is my mistake? And is there any other way to put my figure in landscape format?

My code is:

\documentclass[11pt, a4paper, oneside]{Thesis}


\caption{Scheme of Tengiz--Koargalzhyn depression.}

Update: new figure Scheme1

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My impression is that the figure has a lot of white padding around it. Try putting it into \fbox (\fbox{\includegraphics{...}}) to see if it's the case. – egreg Jul 13 '12 at 14:14
Tried, thanks but now I have a box at/on left and bottom edges of the list and still no caption under it. – Sasha Jul 13 '12 at 14:20
Can you add the picture you get? – egreg Jul 13 '12 at 14:23
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Enclosing your graphics in \fbox shows that the image is surrounded by white space that is considered in the image size, so the caption is printed, but beyond the page limit.

You have to measure the padding and then do

\includegraphics[trim=4cm 8cm 4cm 2cm,clip]{imagefile}

where the dimensions are just a wild guess. They represent, in order, the amount of trimming at the left, bottom, right and top.

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Brilliant! It works, thanks a lot! Trim=3cm 3cm 5cm 3cm – Sasha Jul 13 '12 at 14:38
@Higgs Boson thank you! Now I have my heading on the page with the figure :) – Sasha Jul 13 '12 at 14:48
@HiggsBoson: thanks for the fix! – egreg Jul 13 '12 at 14:49

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