{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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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 along with the caption? [duplicate]

The following code rotates the figure as I want to, so now my Y axis is parallel to the shorter edge of my A4 sheet. However, my caption is still parallel to the shorter edge of my sheet. How can I ...
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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 ...
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How to rotate text inline?

I used the rotating package to rotate the symbol 90 positive degrees and that worked well. But I also want to rotate it 270 positive degrees and then it ends up hanging down on the line below. How can ...
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Rotating sidewaystable [duplicate]

I use memoir to typeset a book. I've got a couple of one-page, horizontal tables. To typeset them I use the following draft code: \begin{sidewaystable} \caption{ } \label{ } \vspace{-0.5mm} ...
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How to rotate text in multirow table?

I have a big table with a problem, when I want to rotate the text in a \multirow cell, the text is placed outside and is bigger than the dimensions of the cell, I took some advice from here, ...
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Vertical lines in a multirow and multicolumn table

I am trying to finish this table scheme but I can't figure out what I am doing wrong. I want to convert those discontinued lines into continuous lines and I want to center the label "Total" between ...
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multiple rotated figures on one page

I googled for hours and tried all examples I found (rotatebox, subfigures, minipages), but nothing provided the output I am looking for. Is it really that difficult to place 3 figures rotated so ...
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Radial Labels on Mindmap - Part II

This is a continuation from Part I, where a solution was provided to create rotating labels in a radial fashion. Closeup of the output looking like this: I was able to improve the solution, ...
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Alignment in Rotated Text

Does anyone have a workaround to this problem? I am working on my CV, and want to use some rotated text to improve the presentation. Here is a MWE. \documentclass[10pt]{article} ...
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Force sidewaysfigure to be in a specific position

I'm trying to force a sideways figure to be drawn in a specific point of the text, but I haven't found any valid solution. In particular, I need to achieve the following layout: page 1 - contains ...
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Rotate sidewaystable (twoside option): Top of table to the left

I have 3 sidewaystable's in a row, but have broken up the table into 3 separate tables, each of one page (much easier). I'm using the twoside option for the document. But this seems to affect the ...
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Text in rotated multirow cell crosses table border

I'm trying to create a table like this: For it, I wrote the following code: \begin{table}[h!] \begin{tabular}{|c|c|c|} \hline \multicolumn{2}{|c|}{one} & ...
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Rotation of a bmatrix

I'm writing a report, with a restriction on page numbers. So I want to rotate a bmatrix that sticks out of the page (horizontal) and put it inside a \minipage. My bmatrix: \begin{equation} ...
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Dedicated pages for figures featuring automatic fit-to-page scaling and automatic portrait/landscape selection

There are some books where you have a couple of pages that contain only a picture with no footer, header or anything like that. I wanted to have something similar although I'd like to keep a uniform ...
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Problem with rotation of pattern in tikz [closed]

Consider the following example. Why does the pattern not rotate correctly both for the tikz rotate and for the rotatebox approach. How can I fix it? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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How to rotate a table with caption and have a section name in the same page

I need to rotate a table with caption, but I need to have a section name in top of the same page. Already tried with sidewaystable, but it reserves a entire page only for the table. Then I've tried ...