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White space between caption and sidewaystable

I am using a sidewaystable from the rotating package. I am trying to add some white space between the caption and the table (caption is placed above table). I tried using ...
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Legend position control within rotated polar axis

How can I shift (control) the position of the legend within rotated polar axis environment? (e.g. shift into the south-east corner?) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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TikZ: position text along path

I'm trying to position a piece of text at a certain position along a multi-part path. Here's what I have been trying so far. \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Align boxes and rotate boxes in plain TeX

When I finish reading the Appendix D: Dirty Tricks in the TeXbook, I rethink a question: is it possible to align some character boxes like this: The input may be like this: ...
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Multiple rotated text boxes with absolute page positions

As part of a layout for a home made recipe book, I'm trying to lay out a series of text boxes at absolute positions on a page. I'm using eso-pic to put a background image on the page which has ...
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How to force a hvFloat to be “Here”

A want to rotate my table but not on a newpage that is why i use hvFloat instead of sidewaystable. But with this one i have an other issue. The table won't get under the title. Is there someone who ...
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Problem with position of table using sidewaystable environment

I am using the sidewaystable environment to rotate a table and its caption. My problem is that when compiling, there is a blank space at the bottom of the page and the table is moved to the top, ...
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Rotate node text and use relative positioning in TikZ?

In TikZ, I sometimes want to rotate the text within a node and then position the node relative to another. However, the approach below doesn't work as expected: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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TikZ: How to rotate and then shift?

I'm trying to rotate a node and then shift it along the X axis. If I do [rotate=90, xshift=-20pt], the node will first shift and then rotate.
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How to float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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How to Override the Default Float Restrictions of Table and Figure

In brief, the [h!] option to override the default float restrictions for tables and figures does not appear to work. I am trying to insert a table that takes up a whole page. Due to its size, I have ...
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Sideways table placement gets deferred more than expected

The problem I have is basically articulated in this thread. According to the veteran respondent, it appears that sideways table does not support placement specifications. However, its behaviour ...