I've created a little diagram in TikZ. Only problem is, it's quite big, so I figured I should use landscape mode for it.

Only problem is, when I put it between

\input{erd.tikz.tex} % my diagram

I get an extra white page before the diagram itself.

I can't seem to understand why, any idea?


Here is the document:





Foo bar bar bar foo, foo bar.
Boom boom, zip.




The image is too big. The reason why it is placed on the following page.

  • Tried that. Still no luck. – Tobia Tesan Aug 8 '14 at 15:41
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    True, it should be {0.95\textheight}. I`ll correct it – user2478 Aug 8 '14 at 15:43
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    Ah, yes luck, this time. Wonderful. Thanks a lot. However, I wonder why this is needed: even without that all the visible picture fits neatly on the page. Is there an invisible/fully white part of the TikZ picture? Sounds... un-TeXish to me, for lack of a better term. – Tobia Tesan Aug 8 '14 at 15:47
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    Every object (box) which cannot be placed on the current page will move to the next page. – user2478 Aug 8 '14 at 15:53
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    Any hope to avoid this behavior (additional empty page) without resizing the TikZ-picture? – georgmierau Feb 14 '18 at 11:54

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