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I would like to "bend" a part of a tikzpicture, so that say the y axis is positioned at 45 degree.

I wonder if I can use the scope environment, someting like

\begin{scope}[yscale={(1,1)}] bla bla bla \end{scope}

(by the way, the above does not work.)

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    Do you want to simply rotate it? – user36296 Jan 2 '18 at 11:29
  • not just rotate, I woul like to have the picture in a "diagonal" shape, with the x axis horizontal and the y axis at 45 degree. As a Pisa tower... – user126154 Jan 2 '18 at 11:31
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    Are you looking for yslant as for example in tex.stackexchange.com/questions/12689/… ? – user36296 Jan 2 '18 at 11:37
  • yes, (so "slant" is the right word!) – user126154 Jan 2 '18 at 11:41
  • maybe I should remove the question? – user126154 Jan 2 '18 at 11:41
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The right word is SLANT.

In the answer to that question [Visualize connection between two slanted TikZ scopes ] a good example of how to use it.

I succesfully used

\begin{scope}[yslant=.5] bla bla bla \end{scope}

applied to a single node

\node[style={yslant=.5}] at (0,0) {bla ba bla};

or with scope, applied to all nodes

\begin{scope}[yslant=.5, every node/.append style={yslant=.5}] 
bla bla bla \end{scope}

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