The submission requirements require that any landscaped image have the page number on the 11" side of the page, at the bottom and centered. I can't figure out how to do this.

I'm using sidewaysfigure for my landscaped images. They are on their own page.

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    Hi RockSalt, welcome to TeX.sx! You should add a minimal example to your question, that's a much better way to get good answers quickly than putting "somewhat urgent" in the title. – Jake Jul 9 '12 at 23:01
  • Have a look at this question of the TeX FAQ – JLDiaz Jul 9 '12 at 23:08
  • Are you absolutely sure you've interpreted the formatting requirements for landscape-oriented pages correctly, in that the page number is to be displayed centered on the long edge of the paper instead of along the short edge? I guess it's not impossible to have such a requirement, but it sure would be a highly unusual... – Mico Jul 10 '12 at 2:43

Some extra packages are needed, although it is possible:

  • floatpag for specifying page styles for "ordinary" floats; and
  • fancyhdr for easily defining page styles

enter image description here

\usepackage{lipsum}% http://ctan.org/pkg/lipsum
\usepackage{rotating}% http://ctan.org/pkg/rotating
\usepackage{floatpag}% http://ctan.org/pkg/floatpag
\usepackage{fancyhdr}% http://ctan.org/pkg/fancyhdr
  \fancyhf{}% Clear page header/footer
  \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{0pt}% No header rule
\section{A section}\lipsum[1-3]

  \caption{A sideways figure.}
\section{Another section}\lipsum[4-6]

The newly created floatpage page style is created and used as \thisfloatpagestyle inside sidewaysfigure (provided by the rotating package). The footer is subsequently made of a right-aligned box of zero height (\smashed) with \thepage pushed up to the middle of the text block (\footskip+.5\textheight) and rotated by 90 degrees (\rotatebox{90}).

lipsum was merely used to populate the document with dummy text, Lorem Ipsum style.

  • Why don't you introduce \includegraphics[width=0.5\textwidth]{example-image-a} (for example) instead of \rule{.8\textheight}{.5\textwidth}? – kiss my armpit Jul 10 '12 at 6:38

The new environment Figure uses always a landscape orientated page


\section{A section}\lipsum[1-3]

  \caption{A sideways figure.}

\section{Another section}\lipsum[4-6]

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