{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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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} ...
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Delete page numbering within \begin{sidewaysfigure} environment

I have a sideways figure that takes up one whole page. Since it is a table, I don't want the page numbering to show in my case on the top of the table. If I include the commands \thispagestyle{empty} ...
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how to keep position of rotated tables

Since I'm working with R, I'm using the xtable package to produce my tables in Latex. Some of the tables only fit the page if rotated. It seems that sidewaystable always starts a new page. My problem ...
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Top-down text in LaTeX

I'm trying to write top-down text along side a float. Some thing like this S O M E - T E X T I could find the \rotatebox and tikz draw along text routines, but they rotate the characters too.
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Two sideways tables on one page

I want to put two sideways tables next to eachother. For landscape this is possible by putting the two tabulars in one landscape (How to put two tables in one landscape page). Is something like this ...
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Trying to make a horizontal table puts the table off the page, how should it be used?

I tried landscape, sideways, sidewaystable but they place my table (without turning) outside of the page (see bottom for picture). I'm using sharelatex to make my pdfs, could be a problem with that. ...
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Table lines and alignment problem

I'm using sidewaystable environment with the following configuration: \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,12pt,openright,final,oldfontcommands]{memoir} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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lscape rotates the whole document

I have been struggling with this for a couple of hours: Including the package lscape immediately rotates the whole document. I have no clue why it happens. The document is very simple: ...
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rotated text not appearing where expected when using tikz and xelatex

I thought I'd change the font to something none standard from the list of font available on my computer. When I tried to compile the following document, the text that should appear along the spokes ...
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How to adjust the width of a wrap text sideways column header in tabular [duplicate]

I am trying to create table as below, in Texmaker. here i am facing following issues. To wrap text the column headers from 4 to 6 and align it center. Hspace on paragraph [row 3 last column] is ...
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How to vertically center a table cell content when using sideways?

I have the following table: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{multirow} \usepackage{adjustbox} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{table}[htbp] ...
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How to extract coordinates in the current scope (before the coordinate transformation matrix is applied)

If I extract coordinates with \pgfgetlastxy{}{}, I get changing results depending on the transformations I've applied to my draw (rotation, scale): \documentclass[margin=0.5cm]{standalone} ...
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Sideways (rotated 90 degrees) label for table

How can I create the following table in LaTeX? I created the table below using PowerPoint. Here is my best attempt at using LaTeX to create the table: \begin{tabular}{l|l|l|} \cline{2-3} ...
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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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How to allow labels' anchors in TikZ to be affected by rotations without rotating the text itself?

I usually write macros when I need to draw many times a kind of figure. In the final document, I call the macro and then I always apply two transformations : a scale transformation to fit in the space ...
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tabularx with rotatebox and top-alignment

I would like to write a table with column name in a rotatebox. The problem is that I can't make the row title in 2 lines and rotated and then, the content in itemize is not top-aligned. Can you help ...
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pdflscape fails to rotate page containing only a float

I'm using pdflscape to place some landscape pages in a long portrait document, because it contains some very wide floats. However, when a float is so big that it needs its own page, it is no longer ...
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PSTricks figure turned 90 degrees

Consider the following example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \def\RPut(#1)#2{% \rput[r]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){#2 \quad} \rput[l]{90}(!#1 1980 sub 2 div 0){\quad #1} } ...
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TikZ: Problem when using shift and rotate

I am having an issue when I use shift and rotate. In one case, the rectangle is being elongated down to the stopping point of the shift and rotate. However, if I issue the same command in another ...
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sideways column type based on column type c

I'm trying to create a sideways column type based on column type c. At the moment it looks like this: I want to put the expression "long word" in the vertical middle of the column and remove the ...
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Handling a too big matrix equation

I was wondering if I could rotate the equation below to fit it on a page without compromising the font size. I tried landscape and rotating packages to rotate the equation. In both cases I received ...
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TikZ: two ellipses in different planes

How can show that two ellipses are in different planes? \documentclass[convert = false, border = 1cm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} ...
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How to rotate around arbitrary axis in XYZ coordinate system

I am drawing the cartesian coordinate system in XYZ coordinate system and would like to illustrate a point in the 3d space by drawing the projections on each plane. A simple version would be as ...
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Chapter title and rotated table (with subtables) on the same page

My problem is quite similar to the one described in Problems with landscape mode and Title on the same page. The hvfloats solution suggested there does not work for me, however, because I use multiple ...
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Why are the lines off, when tikzpicture is rotated?

OK, I have some rather long code. I tried to reduce it as much as I could, but it's heavily tangled and I'm still not good in the usage of pgfkeys or xparse. The problem: If the tikzpicture is ...
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Small cross and small upside down cross symbols

I need a cross symbol, similar to \dagger, but optimally less fancy, smaller (not as long vertical line below the crossing) and without having to load a special symbol package (besides amsmath). The ...
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how to rotate .eps file

I have a problem with rotation of .eps files for my dissertation. Initially, I thought it was a problem during conversion of .pdf to .eps. I tried the conversion in several ways: using Adobe Acrobat 9 ...
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rotatebox symbol in caption generates error

Following minimal example doesn't work and generates an error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{amssymb} \begin{document} \begin{figure} FIGURE \caption{$\blacksquare$ ...
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Is there any TeX (or LaTeX) package capable of rot13-encoding an ASCII text?

This might be a nice thing to obfuscate answers to quizzes (better than \rotatebox[c]{180}{...}). (I understand that this is trivial using LuaTeX, but I'd be interested in a generic TeX solution. ...
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Rotating package + sidewaystable + pagenumbering not rotated expected

This question is similar to: Set up sidewaysfigure to have the bottom of the figure toward the spine but that question doesn't give me the result I'm looking for. Instead, I want my tables to be ...
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Rotating labels in xypic

How do I rotate the label on a arrow in xymatrix? Say, I want the label texts parallel with the arrow? \documentclass[12pt, a4paper]{article}% a minimal example \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Tikz: How can I use the power of LaTeX to find the rotation angle of the ellipse?

I need to rotate my second ellipse around some angle. I have made guesses and determined it is around 88.5 degrees. However, I want to identify the exact angle. The code I have so far is: ...