I am writing a document where the second figure must be sideways. I do this by using:


But this changes the order of the figures. Now FIG2 comes first.

I do not know from where the problem could come. Here my header:



Should I modify something by hand in the rotating package?

  • you don't give many clues. It is best to always make an example that reproduces the problem. sidewaystable should not alter the order. Is one of the tables a table* they may come out of order in older latex versions. Commented Mar 7, 2016 at 10:14
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    oh you are using endfloat. see texdoc endfloat section 2.4 which has something about sidewaysfloat compatibility. Commented Mar 7, 2016 at 10:17

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endfloat and sidewaystable have some compatibility issuesm see

texdoc endfloat 

section 8.2 which has some information about about sidewaysfloat compatibility and the need to declare sidewaystable to endfloat:


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