{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 can I tell ConTeXt to automatically rotate images to fit their dimensions most accurately?

I have high resolution images that would be much more effectively executed in landscape format. Is there a way to tell ConTeXt to automatically place images in landscape format to suit their ...
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Centering content in cells adjacent to Sideways Headings

I have a table produced by the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{table}[ht] \begin{center} ...
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Translate and rotate an object in TikZ (2D)

Is there a way in Tikz to translate and rotate a, lets say, rectangle by an arbitrary distance/angle? As an example Translation: 3 in x-direction, 5 in y-direction Rotation: 45 degree Now my goal ...
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Problem with position of table using sidewaystable environment

I am using the sidewaystable environment to rotate a table and its caption. My problem is that when compiling, there is a blank space at the bottom of the page and the table is moved to the top, ...
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Confused about TikZ \draw[rotate=angle] [duplicate]

I was trying in vain to use a rotated ellipse today and finally got it to work in an extremely hackish way. Trying to follow up, I turned to the manual (pg. 26): You can also append an ellipse to ...
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Create rotated prime symbol

I would prefer to work with a prime symbol that is less rotated. I tried the following \usepackage[figuresright]{rotating} \newcommand*{\p}{\turnbox{12}{$\,'$}\;} which is visually what I desire. ...
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sidewaystable misplaced in twocolumn document

I need to format an existing document to accord to the guidelines of a paper. The existing document contains a big table, contained in a sidewaystable environment: \begin{sidewaystable}[p] ...
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How to rotate a picture in 3 dimensions?

I have a picture like this: I want to use this picture rotated like this (inline with the text as well as separately): Is there a way to achieve this?
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Left align sidewaystable

Is it possible to left align a sidewaytable to make use of the extra space at the left of it? Similar to the \LTleft\fill in longtable? I have not found a way to do this yet.
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Landscape caption for a rotated figure in a portrait page

I've managed to rotate an image 90 degrees to be as if in landscape mode, but I still need to change location and rotation of the caption to match the image's orientation, while keeping the page in ...
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How do I rotate a tikz rectangle about a specific axis?

I am trying to create a beamer animation using tikz, but I can't even get basic rotating of a tikz image working as desired. I have a rectangle specified by \draw[rounded corners,dotted] (-3.5,0) ...
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Inserting table and figure vertically in a full page

I have a table with large number of columns and few rows. I need to insert this table vertically in one single page. How to do. I need to do the same with a figure also, wherein I need to insert a ...
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Rotate node text and use relative positioning in TikZ?

In TikZ, I sometimes want to rotate the text within a node and then position the node relative to another. However, the approach below doesn't work as expected: \documentclass{standalone} ...
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“Foldable” “Booklet” like Toodledo's one (pocketmod)

How to achieve in pdfLaTeX foldable booklets similar to those provided by Toodledo ? (to make question usable to others LuaTex, ConTeX and other systems answers are highly welcome) Note: look, how ...
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Rotate picture with caption

How can I rotate both a picture and its title in TeX? Parameter in \includegraphics allows to rotate only a picture.
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Is there something like “sidewayslongtable”?

Unfortunately my table is too wide to use longtable. In sideways it fits on width. Unfortunately it's too long to fit on one page. Is there something like sidewayslongtable, a way to combine ...
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Landscaped Longtables [closed]

I am currently using the longtable environment, but I would like to change the orientation of the table and make it landscape. Using the lscape environment I am only able to modify the orientation of ...
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Get combine a `sidewaystable` with a `subfloat` from `subfig`

I use the subtables environment from the subfloat package to combine table numbering (i.e., any tables I wrap in the subtables environment get labeled 1a, 1b, and so on). But I just learned on the ...
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How to write vertically in a cell

I know that with \begin{sideways} ... \end{sideways} I can write a text vertically, but it rotates the text by +90 degrees. What should I do to rotate it by -90 degrees?
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Rotate single PDF page when viewing

I got a Latex document which renders fine, some content is rotated using the turn environment from the rotate package. Everything works like it should. Except: It know that it is possible to display ...
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Line break in rotatebox in table?

I use \rotatebox to create a table with vertical headers, like so: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{rotating} \begin{document} \begin{table} \begin{tabular}{|l|l|l|} \hline ...
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Wrapping table column headings in -turn- environment?

I'm trying to wrap the text in table column headings in the turn environment (from the package -rotating-). Is there a way to perform this using turn or do have to embed a minipage (e.g., ...& ...
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How to synchronize sidewaystable with the odd/even page?

I have two tables, T1 and T2. I want these to appear in two pages as if the head-side of the table remains at the binding side of the book. Like this |||||>|<||||| |||||>|<||||| ...
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TikZ: How to rotate and then shift?

I'm trying to rotate a node and then shift it along the X axis. If I do [rotate=90, xshift=-20pt], the node will first shift and then rotate.
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Problems rotating arrow labels

Xypic offers many placement and formatting options for labels, including rotation. However, I can't get this last feature to work correctly. I have two problems with this: with some inclinations ...
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Rotating text by -90 degrees

Using lscape from the graphics package, one can rotate all of the text within \begin{landscape} and \end{landscape} by 90 degrees, while permitting the text to break across pages. Is there a way to ...
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How to rotate a group of figures (subfigure)

3 figures side by side... I want to put them horizontally, so that you need to rotate the book by 90° to read the figures and captions. Now, I want to rotate this: \begin{figure}[] \subfigure{ ...
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sidewaystable from rotating package cuts off table, even after changing margins

I'm using this code for my table: \begin{sidewaystable} {\small \begin{tabular}{cccccccccccccccccc} \toprule \multicolumn{3}{l}{\texttt{Table 2}} \\ ...
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Rotated text in a rotated figure

I have some full-page figure rotated ccw added using a sidewaysfigure environment. The figures were originally made in Inkscape and were designed for non-rotated viewing and contain some text labels ...
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Spirograph, Continuous Rotations in TikZ or PSTricks

Spirograph-like drawings are obtained when one repeatedly draws a closed curve on a continuously rotated canvas. Is there a nice way to make spirograph drawings using TikZ or PSTricks? There is a nice ...
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How to float until on left (or right) page?

I have two sideways tables that I want on two facing pages so the reader can turn the entire book and read them both in one turn. For the moment I keep moving them around to keep them on facing pages. ...
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Rotate eps image without the whole page

I have a eps file printed out from a Simulink model using the Matlab command print -deps. However, the image is rotated +90 degrees to portrait. When I include it into my latex document, the whole ...
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How to rotate a box in-place

The following LaTeX code illustrates my question. Is it possible to get what I want without doing the negative \hskip, as I want a simple generic solution which will rotate the box to any angle ...
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why does my document fail with sideways from rotating package?

I want to test landscape tables, and started with the sideways environment. However the code does not compile, I get the error: (./content/landscapetable.tex ! LaTeX Error: Something's wrong--perhaps ...
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How to Override the Default Float Restrictions of Table and Figure

In brief, the [h!] option to override the default float restrictions for tables and figures does not appear to work. I am trying to insert a table that takes up a whole page. Due to its size, I have ...
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How to rotate the text in latex table? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Rotate Text in Table across column spanning many rows I would like to make my first column of table merger together and include a 90°-rotated text in that merged ...
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Can I turn a sidewaystable into a figure?

I'm hoping I can get a quick answer to this question, and I don't have time to make a MWE right now. If I have made a sideways table and used it to layout some images nicely, but I would like the ...
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Picture environment “rotating” text

I'd like to know how can I rotate text in the picture environment. I want to typeset some text from bottom-to-top, making it to appear sideways. Basically, the following \begin{picture}(...,...) ...
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Rotated column titles in tabular

I'd like to create a chart where the column titles are rotated, as per this toy example: I used the rotating package to generate the above. It has certain shortcomings: the rotate command doesn't ...
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Page upside down?

I have a quite wide table in my document, that I would like to display "rotated". Everything seems fine, but apparently there is some problem towards the end: when I try to print out (print to file) I ...
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How can I rotate a large part of the page?

I'm trying to "hide" and answer by rotating it 180 degrees. Using \rotatebox works fine if I have a short answer: \rotatebox{180}{The answer is $\pi$} However, if I want to put a ...
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How to rotate hyperlink with text

How can I rotate the link of a text in a node. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \node (rect) [rectangle, ...
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Sideways table placement gets deferred more than expected

The problem I have is basically articulated in this thread. According to the veteran respondent, it appears that sideways table does not support placement specifications. However, its behaviour ...
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Center sideways text in table

I'm trying to make a two-column table environment. The left column is supposed to center the sideways text "Tips" vertically and the right column should be a normal paragraph column. Here's what I ...
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How to rotate a table?

I have a table and I want to rotate it. The table has 3 rows and 4 columns, and I want to rotate the text inside this table as well. How can I do this?
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Producing a column with rotated text in all cells

I would like to set the first and the second column of the shown tabularx table to automatically rotate any text inside a single cell of one row or a single cell consisting of cells joined by ...
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Set up sidewaysfigure to have the bottom of the figure toward the spine

I am typesetting a book. There are a couple figures that are wider than they are tall, and appear too small if placed on a page in the usual fashion. I have found that using the sidewaysfigure ...
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sidewaystable vs landscape environment (pdflscape-package) for landscape tables spanning double pages

As explained in several other posts, I'm currently trying to create wide tables. The document is in portrait format A4, but the tables shall be typeset in landscape format. As the tables have more ...
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Rotate a placetable/placefigure plus caption in ConTeXt?

I've a large table, which I want to rotate to fit onto one page. My current solution looks like: \placetable{some text} {\rotate[rotation=90]{ \starttable[...] .... \stoptable}} But ...
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vertical subseteq symbol in label of subfloat

Math symbols (\subseteq and \supseteq) are rotated and rendered successfully in text mode with the aid of \rotatebox{}{}. In the commented section below, there is a problem with getting these symbols ...