{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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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. ...
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sidewaysfigure does not work [closed]

I am having trouble with 'sidewaysfigure'. It simply isn't recognized and says ' Missing number, treated as zero' my code is \begin{sidewaysfigure}[hbtp] \setlength{\abovecaptionskip}{0.01pt} % ...
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Typesetting straight baselines in a circular arrangement

I was wondering how one might go about setting the circular arrangement seen here in Figure "(2)"--i.e.,in a series of straight lines radiating from a central point. The most useful thing I've ...
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Rotating around axes with tikz-3dplot

I'm a bit confused by the following code. I would think that the following would produce an animation of rotating 90-degrees around the x-, y-, and z-axes, but the first part of the animation looks ...
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Rotate Gantt Chart Figure

This is a follow up question to: Gantt chart package any ideas on how to rotate the gantt chart to make it appear sidewards? (i.e. rotate it 90 degrees?)
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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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How to fine tune rotation of text along circular path?

After searching the web and finally coming from here (recreating a logo), I couldn't find an answer to what I am looking for. I want to rotate a text inside a circle and have a full control/fine ...
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Centring a sidewaystable both horizontally and vertically

I'm trying to have a sideways table at the end of my document, however I can't seem to get it to centre to the A4 page perfectly like intended. Here's my preamble: ...
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how to turn latex figure by 90 degrees alongwith the caption? [duplicate]

\begin{figure}[p] \centering \includegraphics[width=1.3\textwidth, angle =90 ]{Graphs/1.png} \caption{Box plot of number of positions sent per iteration using this scheme} \label{fig:awesome_image} ...
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why does rotation style work on actual coordinates and not variables in tikz 3d plot? [duplicate]

\documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot} \begin{document} \tdplotsetmaincoords{70}{115} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=4,tdplot_main_coords] \pgfmathsetmacro{\rvec}{.8} ...
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How to align rotated table texts?

I turned the captions of my table by 90 degrees. Unfortunately, the headings do not fit to the table contents. Screenshot: Can this be changed? I already tried parbox but that did not work. Here ...
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Bottom table alignment for rotated column headers

I've been struggling to appropriately align rotated text using longtable, array and rotating packages. I basically want column headers to be aligned at the bottom, however, LaTeX centres them even ...
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How to make table with rotated table headers in LaTeX

I saw a table created in PowerPoint and wanted to know how to do it in LaTeX. The table is shown below. The aspects of the table that I'm most interested in are the rotated table headers as well as ...
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Need help with shrinking sideways table.

it's been awhile since I last used LaTex to produce some document. Right now I'm trying to help my wife with producing PhD thesis. And I ran into a problem with a quite big table. I've never used ...
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Table (tabu) rotate text sideways (90 degrees)

how can I rotate text in a tabu environment by 90 degrees? I export my tables from Excel using a plugin and it puts the text which should be rotated into \begin{sideways} ... \end{sideways} but Latex ...
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Assistance on arabic text on TikZ

I attempting to use both arabic and TikZ pictures but, I have four problems: The Arabic words appear in reverse order, the first word appears finally ... The sentence is not in arc as in the English ...
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How to wrap the 90 degrees rotated text in a table cell

in Microsoft word I have a table which has the following structure. Now, I need to make a similar table in LaTex to submit a publication, I tried with the following code, ...
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sidewaystable* in two-column document - emulateapj [closed]

I have a big table that I want to display sideways in an emulateapj document, but I get a weird result: \documentclass[]{emulateapj} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{booktabs} ...
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Sideways table with rotated header on multiple pages

I am trying to have a sideways table on multiple pages with the header rotated at 90 deg. I have used landscape and longtable for the rotation and multipage span (sidewaystable doesn't work with ...
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Sideways figures

I'm using the command sidewaysfigures to put my landscape graphics (pdf images) the right way. The images are correctly positioned in a new page, but the problem is that if I go on writing after the ...
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Rotation by a non-integer amount

I have to apply a very slightly rotation to an image, a rotation of less than 1º. But it looks like all the rotation commands I've found can handle only integer angles: all the non-integer measures ...
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Why such rotate in tikz doesn't work?

\begin{tikzpicture} \node [draw=black, anchor=south west] (label) at (0,0){\includegraphics[width=300mm]{th.jpg}}; \coordinate (ZX) at (157mm,104mm); \coordinate (YB) at (249mm,39mm); \coordinate ...
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Controlling the rotation direction of the sideways figure environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Inconsistent rotations with \sidewaysfigure Using the sideways figure environment how can one control whether the rotation is clockwise or counter-clockwise? I ...
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Inconsistent rotations with \sidewaysfigure

In my document I'm largely using \sidewaysfigure. However, this results pictures with inconsistent placement and direction of included pictures and captions. By inconsistent I mean that figures and ...