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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 ...
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How does one split a column title into two lines?

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage{array} \begin{document} \begin{table}[H] \setlength{\tabcolsep}{5mm} \begin{tabular}[h]{|>{\centering\arraybackslash}p{2cm}||> ...
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Table with rotated headings on fixed height rows

I am trying to create a 2 x 2 table with centered headings. The row headings need to be rotated as shown below (mocked-up in another program). The cells are supposed to be 1in tall and 1.4in wide. ...
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Sideways text with rule as table label

I've been trying to achieve the following vertical sidebar effect in LaTeX for my resume, but turns out it's far more difficult than I thought (created easily in InDesign): I've tried everything ...
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Rotate every letter/character by 90 deg, keeping left-to-right letterflow intact

I'd lik to rotate every letter/character of a paragraph 90 degrees counterclockwise, yet keeping the left-to-right flow intact. Everything I have found so far only rotates one letter at a time and ...
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assistance on good handling of text on TikZ paths

I am putting together an ornate logo using TikZ. The logo as it is currently is as follows: I request assistance on handling the lowermost outer text (which reads "UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW"). For the ...
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sidewaystable is positioned before normal table when using the apa6 document class

I tried to use a normal table together with a sidewaystable in an apa6 class document. Following the APA guidelines, the table order should equal the order of appearance. However, if the normal table ...
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Rotated xymatrix takes up too much space

When I do this... \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[all]{xy} \begin{document} This text should come directly before the diagram. \[ \xymatrix@ru{ \bullet \ar[rd] \ar[d] \\ \bullet \ar[r] \ar[rd] ...
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How to make graphic caption rotate?

I have a large graph that has to fit the paper in the landscape mode, therefore I have to rotate the graph using includegraphics[angle=-90]. However, the usual \caption{} statement remains the same as ...
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Reverse a glyph? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Rotating a letter Given any printable glyph, is there some way to reverse it along the vertical (or any other) axis? So that, for instance, a sans-serif d would appear ...
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How to rotate a node and text independently in Tikz

How can I rotate the text inside a node independent of the node in tikz? Right now I am using the rotatebox. The other option I tried was to have two overlapping nodes. Is there a better way to do ...
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Rotating figures to point to the outside edge

I am writing my thesis in LaTeX book style. I have a large figure that I want to rotate to make it viewable sideways. I can do this with the includegraphics option angle=90. My question: Is there a ...
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How to make TeX fit rotated text into table cell?

This is what I have in HTML: <style type="text/css"> table, th, td { border: 1px solid black; border-collapse: collapse; padding: 2px; margin: 2px; } th { background-color: #dddddd; ...
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Rotated $\ltimes$ symbol

I'd like to use a rotated version of $\ltimes$ where the vertical line is at the top, and another where the vertical line is at the bottom. I tried using \rotatebox with graphicx, but it puts the ...
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Problems with newpage and pdfpageattr

I have a document (article class) in which sections of text are interrupted by sideways tables. In order to be able to view the document properly I am using \newpage ...
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rotating package: positioning does not match documentation

I want a sidewaystable to appear with its top against the inner margin of the body text. According to the rotating package documentation, these following settings: \rotFPtop=0pt and ...
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Rotate the fill pattern with the shape in tikz [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Moving tiles of the pattern in TikZ I have a rotated rectangle filled with a pattern, and I would like to also rotate the pattern by the same amount. In this MWE, the ...
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Table rotated text alignment

I have a code that produces a table. The three last columns have rotated text. I would like to align them to the bottom (not top as in the code below). In addition I would like to center the "nr" and ...
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Rotate table with caption on the same page

I want to rotate a table because it is too wide. I'm forced to use \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article}, so changing that is not a solution. Many packages rotate the whole page, but I just wan't to ...
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Rotated text failure with DVI

I'm using the following code: \begin{tabular}{r|ccc} & \begin{rotate}{60} Property 1 \end{rotate} & \begin{rotate}{60} Property 2 \end{rotate} & \begin{rotate}{60} Property 3 ...
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\rput does rotate my whole document

When using \rputwith the rotation parameter it seems to rotate my whole document if the rotated text is longer then the non-rotated text. See this minimal example: \documentclass[dvips]{article} ...
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Using sidewaystable enviroment with footnotetext

my new problem si this code: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{sidewaystable}[h!] \centering \setlength{\tabcolsep}{5pt} ...
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TikZ diagonal text

Can you rotate text diagonally in TikZ / latex? I tried \coordinate (P) at (0,0) ; \draw[rotate around={45:(P)}] (P) node {hello} ; But it just draws the text straight (horizontally). I want the ...
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How to doublespace a sidewaystable using setspace?

As a follow-up to a previous question, How to doublespace a table using setspace?, I found that the solution is not compatible with the sidewaystable environment defined in the rotating package. I ...
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altering the orientation of column headers

I would like to generate a table that has each column header displayed sideways. For example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{sidewaystable} ...
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problem with image rotation

I am facing a weird problem. I am trying to include an eps file into my thesis. The code I am using is as follows: \documentclass[11pt,twoside]{ce} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wrapfig} ...
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Multiple rotated text boxes with absolute page positions

As part of a layout for a home made recipe book, I'm trying to lay out a series of text boxes at absolute positions on a page. I'm using eso-pic to put a background image on the page which has ...
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Long vertical bar on titlepage with rotated text

Is there a nice and easy way to include a vertical colored bar on the titlepage with some rotated text? I would like to have something similar to ERDC sample, but covering the left 5cm of the page ...
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Enable automatic hyphenation for Cthulhu-style's document

This question is based on the following thread: How do I make my document look like it was written by a Cthulhu-worshipping madman? ,where doncherry has provided a nice answer with the highest rate. ...
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Rotating caption with image using a custom float

How do you rotate a caption with the image in a custom float? I've tried the savebox and rotcaption methods outlined in this topic. My image rotates 90 degrees but my caption stays untouched and ...
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Latex - \multirow and \rotatebox dont match together - how to align

Minimal example: \begin{table}[H] \centering \begin{tabular}{|l|c|c|} \hline Text A & Text B & Text C\\ \hline & \multirow{2}{*}{\rotatebox{90}{Gewichtung}} \\ ...
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How to wrap text around a landscape table over multiple pages? \sidewaystable or \landscape + \longtable

I am trying to create a landscape table that breaks over multiple pages. I have successfully done this with the following: \begin{landscape} \begin{longtabu} to \textwidth{some columns} \caption[my ...
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Caption does not appear under a figure

I need to put into my thesis (portrait format) a figure in landscape format. I tried using pdflscape environment but it didn't work for me. Now I am trying to use sidewaysfigure environment. The ...
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Sideways figure with rotated page number

The submission requirements require that any landscaped image have the page number on the 11" side of the page, at the bottom and centered. I can't figure out how to do this. I'm using ...
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Flush stacked rotated images

I have a series of images that I would like to line up horizontialy, all scaled to a given height, rotated 90 degrees and exactly flush with respect to each other. For example: ...
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Keep first column on every page of long sideways-table

I have a table with a lot of columns, so I am going to make it landscape.The very first column is a sort of header, so I would like to repeat it on every page. Is there a way to do that?