{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 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: ...
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rotate node shape in tikz

Edit 1 Claudio gave a nice solution to my question. But the image should be included in a beamer presentation. I use for that the option transform canvas={scale=0.5} and this has a side problem ...
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Rotate image according to pagenumber

For writing my master thesis I have an image in landscape that needs to be oriented correctly when it is eventually printed in a book. If the page with the image is on the left side (even page ...
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Wrapping text in Sidewaystables

I'm trying to make a rotated table using the sidewaystable package, and I cannot get the text to wrap. It compiles, but it I haven't been able to wrap the text within the columns or define the width ...
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Circle with labelled rotated radians

I'm wondering how I can reproduce the following diagrams using TeX: I realize this question is similar to this other question, however I'm not nearly experienced enough to be able to translate ...
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Making rotated adjustbox fit into cell

I tried \rotatebox, but was unable to make the rotated text vertically fit into one cell so I opted for \adjustbox instead. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{float} \usepackage{multirow} ...
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How to rotate my text

I need to rotate by 180° the text. Just to read normally!!! \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[margin=1cm]{geometry} \usepackage[usenames, dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{pstricks-add} ...
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LaTeX: Rotated header lines in table beginning in the same line

i have a table with rotated text. All these header lines should start near the second \hline (similar to "Abs.") like hline C BC BCD 1 BCD l BCD o BCD Frequency CABCD Abs Rel hline ...
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Infinite Loop in Babel with Rotating Sidewaystable [closed]

I don't know whether this is a babel or a rotating bug, and I have filed a report with Debian (http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=710031), but perhaps someone knows a workaround. The ...
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How to rotate a TikZ label

I need to place information below and to the right of a grid. I was not able to rotate the label text of a node. I ended up using \rotatebox, but is there a pure TikZ solution? ...
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How to repeat centered text in a sideway environment?

Some text can be repeated, for example, by using \multido of the package "multido" and text can be rotated by using the sideways environment of the package "rotating". Combining both works. But when ...
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What is the nodename.number in the following example?

What is the nodename.number in the following example? For example a.345? Changing number arbitrarily rotates the arrows. How to decide on the numbers so that it remains parallel ? ...
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wrapping a rotated table

I have a rather wide table that doesn't fit to page width, so I rotated it. The fit is nice, but my idea was to have text wrapped around this rotated table. So far I found two choices that are ...
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text grouped style in sidewaystable

I have a problem with my sidewaystable. I have quite a lot text in one of my columns. I have used tabularx so that the text doesn't run out of the page at the right side. Now the text is in grouped ...
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Shift table up after rotating

I am using \rotatebox to rotate a table 90 degrees counter-clockwise on a portrait page. I am able to center the table horizontally, but not vertically. It sits at the bottom of the page below the ...
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rotating vs lscape vs pdflscape

I'm asking this looking for the ultimate answer. What are the main differences between the three of them? When should I use anyone in particular? I know there is this question: Should I prefer ...
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Tabulary on a rotated page does not use correct \textwidth

I'm trying to have a tabulary-table on a landscape page in a portrait document. Because I want to have the table use the full width, I tried to set it width to \textwidth, but the width of the table ...
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Creating a triangular table

Is there a way to create something that looks like this? I have looked at the \rotatebox command, but that will not get the same "jagged" edges on the bottom, and looked at How to draw a ...
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Vertical Chinese text that contains characters in a “CJK fallback family font”

I am having trouble with vertical (i.e. rotated) Chinese text that contains characters in two different fonts. Rare characters requiring the "CJK fallback family font" are not displaying in the ...
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arrowhead rotation

I want the arrowhead to look more natural as opposed to goofy (which is the present state) \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.new, decorations.markings, calc, fadings, ...
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adding complexity to a hyperbolic trajectory

Jubobs generated this code from Drawing a hyperbolic trajectory. If we draw a horizontal line that intersects the hyperbola (I really dont want to add this to the picture), we would have some angle. ...