{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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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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Why am I getting a division by zero error?

I was experimenting with the answer I got to an earlier questions of mine: A better notation to denote arcs for an American high school textbook I wrote a new command as \documentclass{article} ...
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How to Rotate a PDF?

Recently I found out that I can't use Adobe Acrobat to rotate a multi-page pdf file by .70 degrees. So I have a regular PDF file (flat scan - no text) that I need to rotate. But I've seen a hint ...
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Rotate table in appendix result in a redundant page between the table and the appendix header

I am new user of latex and now writing my thesis with it. I am trying to fit a long table in the appendix. I use \rotatebox to make the table fit like this: \documentclass[12pt,letterpaper]{report} ...
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Rotating images changes their position on the page

I want to rotate images in latex but when I put "angle=270" it changes the position of the image so that is almost off the page. The image also overlaps the text of the caption. If I put angle before ...
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rotate a polygon around point

I have the following code: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{pstricks} \usepackage{pst-plot} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}(-6,-10)(10,10) ...
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Write vertically over several cells

I have a table with an empty first column. All the other columns are filled with text or formulae. I want to write the words "DC grid" vertically over the whole first column except for the first two ...
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Upside down, paragraph style footnotes

I am trying to figure out how to typeset solutions to in-text exercises as an upside down, paragraph style footnote, as in the following image: I can easily typeset the solutions in a rightside up ...
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Vertical orientation landscape page in a PDF output file

I'm using the lscape environment to produce landscape pages in my LaTeX document for pages that have large figures or tables, so that my page numbering is in the right place when it comes to printing ...
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Interaction between babel [turkish] option and rotating package

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{rotating} %\usepackage[turkish]{babel} \begin{document} \newcommand{\olok}{\rotatebox[origin=c]{135}{$\twoheadrightarrow$}} ...
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Why resizebox is not working on my informs template [closed]

I have to use informs class for journal Operations research and I have a very large rotated table, I used resizebox to fit it on the page, when I just used the class article, but when I used the ...
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Aliased arrow for vector

I write a vector in a tikzpicture and the text of the vector is rotated. The arrow on the vector is aliased and very ugly. I obtain this arrow using esvect package (for defining arrows with adjusted ...
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Problem between Sidewaystable and page header

I've a table too large for the regular width page. Using the package rotating, I was able to set it in landscape orientation. Using the package is not the problem, the problem is that I'm using a ...
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Is it possible to color only one side of a cube in PSTricks?

I have this cube, implemented as follows: \documentclass[class=minimal,border=0pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-plot} \usepackage{pstricks-add} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{pst-ob3d} ...
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pgfplots: rotating a shape in 3D independent of the axes

I have a group of shapes I'm plotting in 3D via \addplot3 (such as a cone) and need to have them pointed in a direction specified by the macro arguments. I do not want to just change the view angle or ...
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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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Tikz - Perspective Letter, rotated writing

I'm just working on a tikzpicture which represents a letter on which you look in a perspective. I just managed to realize this with the shadow and the perspective under Usage of xslant and rotation ...
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Table - APA6 class - rotating (with caption and table notes)

I am trying to rotate this table with its caption and its table notes in APA6 class. I want to keep the default settings (table goes to the end of paper). In my earlier approaches, I managed to turn ...
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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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How do I lay out figures that need to be both regular and sideways?

I'm submitting to a conference with limited page space and need to fit my figures all on one page. The layout needs to look like the following: I've figured out how to turn a figure sideways, but I ...
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Scaling (and annotating) images in a rotated matrix of tikz nodes, scaled to page size?

In the MWE below, which currently results with this output (click for full-res): ... I want to: Arrange four images in 2 rows, 2 columns, for which I've used a \matrix of \tikz nodes, Have them ...
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Reflect / flip / rotate a table or array without rotating the elements

I have been working on an array environment, but I have realized that it would take up less space if it was reflected across the diagonal (I suppose this is not quite the same as flipped or rotated, ...
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Rotate one row in matrix of nodes (tikz)

I am trying to rotate one row of a matrix of nodes. Is it possible? MWE (rotation does not work): \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{matrix} \begin{document} ...
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positionning the boxes

As I have understood latex uses boxes, I thought it would be easy to do what I want as I know how to make these boxes (took me a few hours, but ok). But no. I can't find the tricks, eventhough I am ...
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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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Unintentionally rotated eps

I exported an eps graphic with OriginPro. When I include this into my document the graphic is rotated by 90°. Funnily, this happens only to two graphs of four although they are equally formatted (as ...
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Table doesn't fit page even with rotating

I have two tables (only one is shown in above picture) that are too wide and even with rotating the tables with the sidewaystable package they don't fit to one page. It is a must for me to fit both ...
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Rotating caption title together with table

As presented in the above picture, when I use the command \rotatebox{90} to rotate a table the caption (title) of the table doesn't rotate. How can I make the title rotate with the table? Note that ...
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Rotate `tcolorbox` with shadow

How to rotate a tcolorbox with shadow? I tried tikz={rotate=15} but as you can see on the bottom of the image, this gives not the desired result. \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tcolorbox} ...
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Make fireworks with only text

For the holidays, I wanted to follow up to the question about making fireworks with tikz (How can we display fireworks?): How can we make fireworks with only text? I have made a crude attempt below. ...
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rotate text in multirow table of figures

My question is similar to this one: How to rotate text in multirow table? but my table is composed of individual .eps files (which are all the same size, created in a different program) via ...
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How can I orient a figure in landscape only when it is placed on its own page?

Floats sometimes end up placed on a page of their own. When this happens, I'd like them to be rotated to landscape mode so that they take up the whole page. sidewaysfigure from the rotating package ...
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Draw rectangle with two foci (like an ellipse)

How can the code be improved? Can I make the variables local? \documentclass[12pt,tikz,border=5pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{calc} % this is from % ...
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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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Rotate figure with package rotating

I'm trying to insert a figure into my appendix that is so wide, that I want to rotate by 90°. Therefore I use the packe "rotating" in the following way: \documentclass[12pt]{report} ...
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Line break in columns in booktabs table

Hi I want to fit the following table on to one landscape page: Therefore I want columns 2,3,4,5,6 to have a line break in the header row only. Also I want to be able to use footnotes and I need to ...
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Rotating tikzpicture messes up intersections

I'm working on a picture using TikZ and I'm using intersections to draw some points (the $α(t_{j+i}$). I saw that the picture would fit better into the page if I rescaled it and rotated 90 degrees, ...
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Flexible inclusion of floating environments from external files

I'm interested in using the approach described in the following exchange: Move figures around in a document with a simple command In a nutshell, the idea is to store labeled figure and table ...
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Adjusting figure and caption in rotated minipage on landscape

Already the title sounds complicated since I need to use the caption on the side of the rotated image in landscape mode. I tried some spacing as you see in lines commented with %, but it did not work ...
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Diagonal line in table with vertical text

I want to add a diagonal line in a the top line of a table where the other entries on the first row are written sideways. I've tried \backslashbox and \diagbox and \diag but no matter how I change the ...
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How can I draw a twisted 3D arrow?

Does anyone know how I can draw an 3D arrow that in itself is twisted by 90 degrees? I need such arrow to show how polarized light is twisted in a liquid crystal. I would like to include that arrow ...
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Continue counting for footnotes in a sideways-table

I'd like my sideways-table footnotes to continue the counting of the normal footnotes. At the moment the footnotes in my sideways-table restart counting. Here's what I've got: \documentclass[11pt, ...
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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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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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phases (stages) of economic cycle

I would like to make the following figure: My already code is: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[english, greek]{babel} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} ...
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Rotate Title Page

I have a document that uses a landscape format. However, I can't figure out how to rotate my title page so that it fits with the rest of the text. Right now the title page is lying on its side. I'm ...
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Big table with rotated column labels using booktabs

I'm trying to get a big table to fit into my document using the booktabs package, but it is too wide. An example of a couple of rows of the table is given below. I'm using the ...
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sideways for equation (a big matrix)

I hope to use sideways for my big matrix, like this and this. It looks straight forward. But it's not working for me. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{rotating} ...
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longtabu and rotatebox resulting on too wide table

I'm trying to produce a fixed full-width table, that can potentially span multiple pages. I found that rotating headers with \rotatebox messes up the dimension computation, but I can't find a way to ...
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Rotate section headings

I'm trying to create a document according some brand guidelines which require the use of angled and coloured section headings. I have the colours working using the xcolor and sectsty packages, but ...