{rotating} is for general questions about rotating document elements as well as for questions about the `rotating` package and its `sidewaysfigure` and `sidewaystable` (floating) environments. For general {rotating} questions add other tags specifying what should be rotated.

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How to vertically align text

I am trying to vertically center text in a table but when I try to use vspace, the entire row is shifted instead of just one cell. I have copied the latex below that will demonstrate the effects if ...
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Vertically spelled words in a table

I have made the following table in LaTeX. In order to vertically rotate the headers (extraction/production, transportation,...) in the table I have used the \rotatebox command. However, I would like ...
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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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How to rotate a Tswitch

How can I rotate a Tswitch (SPDT) 90 degrees? I'm out of answers (my Herbert Voss Bible is clueless). The following code gives me a vertical switch but I need it to be horizontal. Thanks, JL ...
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Rotate text next to right brace in multirow environment

The following LaTeX creates a simple table with some rows grouped with a right curly brace: \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{bigdelim} ... \begin{tabular}{l|l|l|r} \hline $a$ & $b$ & ...
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Rotating Mathematical Symbols without losing quality

I need to use the symbol \subsetneq rotated by 45 degrees. I can obtain the required symbol with \rotatebox[origin=c]{45}{$\subsetneq$} or equivalently with \begin{rotate}{45} $\subsetneq$ ...
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Vertical orientation landscape page in a PDF output file

I'm using the lscape environment to produce landscape pages in my LaTeX document for pages that have large figures or tables, so that my page numbering is in the right place when it comes to printing ...
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sidewaysfigure: how to suppress rotation in pdf output

I am using sidewaysfigure from the rotating package. The orientation of the figure is as desired for the double-page layout. In the pdf (generated through Latex->PS->PDF), the page is rotated so that ...
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rotated text and figure side with vertical alignment

I am using subfig package to place three figures and a one rotated text side by side. Attached below is the mwe \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage[demo]{graphicx} ...
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Rotated multipage table at start of chapter

I'm working on an article in which I have to put a large and wide table. This table is directly at the start of a new chapter. Because it is very wide, I want to rotate this table (or use it in a ...
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How to have upside down text in body?

I have environments Question (described in To clearly separate block inside a chapter) and Answer blocks. I want the Answer block be the same as as Question block but the text upside down in it. ...
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Table headers colliding with table title

I have a table that has some vertical column headers, but they keep colliding with the table title. I've tried making the top row taller but that did not help the solution, simply moved all the text ...
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sidewaysfigure and landscape

I have some figures which I wish to display in landscape, with rotated captions. I can achieve this fine using the sidewaysfigure environment from the rotating package. I want to also ensure that ...
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How to fix issues after rotating a table with sidewaystable directly below the Chapter title?

I am trying to get a big table in the Appendix, directly below the chapter title. Sidewaystable from the rotating package works, since it nicely rotates the entire table, including caption and ...
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How to put table in portrait mode?

I put the table as below but it is coming out in landscape mode....else it ll go last page.... I need to have the table in the middle of my document and it should be in portrait. The code I have used ...
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how to rotate wide table in page thatnot outside of page

My table is very wide and gets the outside of the page how to rotate table that placed landscape. \begin{table}[!h]‎ ‎\centering‎ ‎\footnotesize‎ \caption{}\\‎ ‎\label{tab11}‎ ...
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How to rotate a TikZ text node depending on its content?

I would like to rotate a TikZ text node by a degree that depends on the content length. So a text node with 20 characters should be rotated e.g. 20*0.1 = 2 degree, a text node with 100 characters for ...
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Complex longtable with multirow, multicolumn, rotation of text, and a strange header

I want do a table like the next figures 1 and 2. The table go expand in many pages. The header is the same in all of them, and I want put the elements A, B and C in the headers of the tables, because ...
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sidewaystable on not landscape page?

Is it possible to have a sidewaystable that will be in the document but will be oriented like other pages in the document (non landscape)? I made a table that goes all over a page (well the length of ...
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Text in long multirow is not vertically centered

I have a large table, and the first two cells are multirow cells which span the height of the table. Instead of centering properly, they are centered in the top portion of the table, and I am ...
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How to make landscape mode rotate in a twoside book both for pdfviewer and printer?

I wanted the even pages' text, to face outwards, to be easy to read the text/table. I combined two different approaches that made the desired result happen for the pdf viewer. But when I print the ...
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How can I rotate and mirror a tikz picture in latex

I'm wondering if someone knows how to place one tikz picture cone face to the other in the horizontal position. \documentclass[varwidth,margin=0.5cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Special Table with Diagonal lines [duplicate]

Recently, I have to work with some problems that require to draw table like below in LaTeX. I used to think about diagonal line inside a cell, but it's not a good choice for this problem since the ...
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Rotating a one-page float for pdf viewing

I have a few long tables that should be rotated 90 degrees. These tables pretty much need to take up their own page. Rotating the table itself is not a problem, but I would also like to have an ...
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sidewaystable doesn't fit in a page

How could we fit these tables into a page each? TABLE 1 \begin{sidewaystable}[ht] \centering % used for centering table \begin{tabular}{l c c c c c c c c c c c} \hline %inserts double horizontal ...
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How do you vertically flip a figure in place?

I am using MiKTeX on Windows 7. I am trying to vertically flip a figure that is a component of a multi-EPS figure. The method I use is \scalebox as follows. \documentclass{article} % Specifies ...
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Sideways figures only are 50 % on the page

I am using the Springer Monography class and am trying to include sideway graphics. What always happens is that with rotating the Graphs end up about 50 % to the right of the page. They were fine on ...
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Rotating figure within a block of figures

I am using MiKTeK 2.9 on Windows 7. I am trying to make a single figure out of a block of eps files using the following code \documentclass{article} % Specifies the document class ...
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Sideways figure always rotates clockwise

I have a full page image I am displaying via \usepackage{rotating} ... \begin{sidewaysfigure}[counterclockwise] \centering \includegraphics[width=.9\textwidth]{visualizer} ...
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Rotate Figure using sidewaysfigure according to page number

I have a lot of tables and figures to include in my thesis. I am using sidewaysfigure to include them in a full-page landscape view. I need to put 90 degrees-oriented figures if the page is on the ...
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Tikz, rotate, how to specify a point as rotating center? [duplicate]

When I use rotate on a node, it seems to be rotated against its west(As in figure (up) and (middle)), however, what I meant is to rotate it against its center, like (bottom) of figure shows. I didn't ...
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Rotating: Sideways figure with Section title

Is there any way I can fit a sideways figure using the rotating package onto the same page as the title of the section? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} ...
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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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Rotate curly brace in tikz

I found this question that shows how to draw curly braces in tikz and to mirror them using decorations. But, how can they be rotated an arbitrary angle? .
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LaTeX - place more than one small pictures on top of a big one

I've been trying to put several small images on top of a large one. One way I found to place one picture on top of another one was to use the stackengine package. I couldn't figure how to place ...
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Rotate a path around a point

I have a named path (a triangle). How do I rotate it around point A in various angles without recalculating points B & C? Here's my code. I want to create the red and green triangles by simply ...
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How to produce a 3d surface plot by rotating the 2d plot of a function

What I want to do is to produce a 3d plot of a surface of revolution. So far I have achieved the following code... \documentclass[border= 5mm]{standalone} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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Bug report pst-3dplot, where should I submit it?

I discovered a bug with the auto-pst-pdf package, but don't know where to report it. The bug manifests itself both with pdflatex and the dvi->ps->pdf chain. Here is a minimal working example: ...
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Clickable hyperlinks wrong for sidewaysfigure

I have a few figures which must be shown rotated in landscape orientation. For that I use \begin{sidewaysfigure} instead of \begin{figure}. But now I found in my text there is a problem between the ...
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Alienation for a manually generated legend

I have generated the graphic below with the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz,xifthen} \usetikzlibrary{arrows, decorations.text, decorations.markings, shapes, patterns, ...
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pgf tikz polaraxis: Alignment of labels after rotation [duplicate]

How can labels be nicely positioned in a polaraxis environment ranging from -90...+90 degree and having the data facing south? In ideal case, the yaxis (0...1.0) will be arranged vertically at the ...
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Why the shape is shifted ion rotation?

I would like to draw a similar drawing using tikz So far a created a custom shape \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}[1994/06/01] \ProvidesPackage{wesys}[2013/10/16 Wesys Custom Package] ...
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How can I rotate a custom draw?

I have a custom command \newcommand\windturbine[2][]{ \begin{scope}[shift={(#2)}] \draw[#1] (0,0) ellipse (0.7cm and 0.1cm); \draw[#1] (0.8,0) circle (0.1cm ); \draw[#1] (1.6,0) ellipse ...
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Caption at the side of the PDF figure in landscape orientation

The PDF document page I need to include in my document is in landscape orientation. How do I get the resulting output page in the PDF file on one hand shown in landscape orientation with the rotated ...
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How put together rotated table and paragraphs in a same page in LATEX?

I use "rotating" package to rotate my table in LATEX. It rotates my table in a page lonely. I want to put paragraphs in right side of the rotated table. Is there any solution? my used code is: ...
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Wrong position (on separate page) of sideways figures in amsart

I run into a problem when running sidewaysfigure in amsart. The code below illustrates \documentclass[a4paper,reqno]{amsart} %\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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About mirroring a piece of text

I would like to produce a mirrored version of the Lorem ipsum text. How can I do this? If I use \reflectbox or \scalebox, everything ends up in a single line of text. This is my code: ...
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Text collage (word cloud) in LaTeX? [duplicate]

There are some automatic method (package, class, macro) in LaTeX to do a text collage similar to that showed in the image? If not, is would be possible without too much manual work?. The ...
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Rotating ends up turning the whole page .. sometimes

Rotating package seem to change the orientation of the whole page in some situations. For example consider this bizarre example : \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{report} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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How to rotate a pgfplot?

I'm trying to create a plot like this: So far, I arrived here: With the following (minimalized) code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{compat=1.8} \begin{document} ...