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How to Rotate a PDF?

You can use pdfpages: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[pages={-},angle=30]{main} \end{document}
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Make fireworks with only text

2016 Christmas Edition I experimented here with trying to produce a geometric figure near the firework core, by using simple glyphs like + and -. When duplicated with rotation and shift, I think the ...
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Why does rotating a circle alter its bounding box?

A circle is drawn by four Bézier curves. The control points of the Bézier curves are taken into account to compute the bounding box: \documentclass[tikz]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{decorations....
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Vertical orientation landscape page in a PDF output file

\usepackage{lscape} - no rotation of the page \usepackage{pdflscape} - automatic rotation of the page
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How may I rotate a tikzpicture?

You can use the rotate key, but you also need transform shape or nodes are not rotated: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes,arrows} \usepackage[active,tightpage]{preview} ...
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How can I rotate \in by 90 degrees?

The result is really ugly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,amssymb} \newcommand{\vin}{\rotatebox[origin=c]{-90}{$\in$}} \begin{document} \[ \begin{array}{@{}c@{\;}c@{\;}c@{\;}c@{\;}c@{}} ...
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How to rotate text in a cell and center it vertically and horizontally?

You can do this with or without multirow. Use graphicx for the rotation via \rotatebox[<opts>]{<deg>}{<stuff>}: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx,multirow} \begin{...
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Sideways table not centered in the page

It looks like the mn2e document class experiences some conflicts with the rotating package (which provides the sidewaystable environment), or possibly with the graphicx package, which is loaded by the ...
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How to rotate text in multirow table?

A variant that doesn't require manual adjustment of width and automatically centers the rotated cell horizontally: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{array,multirow,graphicx} \begin{document} \...
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Landscape-oriented table over multiple pages

The sidewaystable environment does not let you split its contents across multiple pages. Since you're using a longtable environment, which has its own \caption commands, etc., there's no real need to ...
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Rotation transformation of a parametrized plot

When I saw your first picture, it immediately made me think of a torus; of course, it's a bit of a twisted torus, but it does have quite a lot in common. As detailed in How to draw a torus (for ...
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phases (stages) of economic cycle

You can superimpose an attenuated sine function over the linear growth function to get something similar. To place the nodes, you can add node [pos=<fraction>, sloped] {<text>} at the end ...
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Make fireworks with only text

Fireworks, in any flavor of TeX, but only text? Then the old package happy4th meets the requirements. Really is only an little obfuscated TeX file: % Author: Brian Blackmore <blb8@po.cwru.edu&...
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sideways for equation (a big matrix)

rotating package's sideways environment is really just for compatibility with the LaTex2.09 version, it is just a thin wrapper around \rotatebox giving the old syntax. But box commands take you out ...
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sideways for equation (a big matrix)

I would much more prefer to fit the matrix in (with my Copy Editor hat on). A lot of data is repeated, which gives some space for manipulation: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{...
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How to rotate a table?

Assuming you want to rotate the table because it doesn't fit the width of a portrait page. Based on @Shep's comment to this question: use the pdflscape package (CTAN, dtx, pdf) by Heiko Oberdiek. ...
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pgfplots - How to rotate extra x tick labels

Add a tick label style within the extra x tick style. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \begin{axis}[ width=16.5cm, height=7cm, xmin=-0....
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Little problem with xscale and tikzducks

The book is a node , and nodes are only transformed (rotated etc) if you use the transform shape key. But naturally this will also mirror the text, so you need reflectbox to get it back:: \...
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Regular Polygon with tip on the bottom

shape border rotate is the parameter that you can use to rotate a shape node. But in this case, you also need to change where labels are placed. Unfortunately this answer will change all your code. ...
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How can I draw a twisted 3D arrow?

Just playing around without really knowing what I am doing... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \filldraw[fill=orange,line width=1pt] (0,0) -- (1,1) -- (1....
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How can I write upside down real numbers symbol ($\mathbb{R}$)?

\umathbb{R} for u​pside down \rmathbb{R} for r​eflected \fmathbb{R} for f​lipped \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{graphicx} \makeatletter \newcommand{\umathbb}[1]{{\...
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Rotate single PDF page when viewing

A slightly more complete version to the accepted answer would be to create an environment that turns the page back to portrait: \newenvironment{rotatepage}% {\clearpage\pagebreak[4]\global\...
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Rotate Tikzpicture including nodes

I've used package rotating with \usepackage{rotating} \begin{turn}{ang} "stuff to be rotated" \end{turn} which ist working for me. Just adding transform shape, as percusse mentioned, worked ...
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Why are objects not horizontally aligned when using rotation?

A solution via pic, a feature of TikZ 3.0: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \tikzset{ magnet/.pic={ \draw ellipse (0.8 and 0.4) node at (-0.4, 0) {N} node at (0.4, ...
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How to draw circles on a line and rotate them

You can use the features of the calc library for both problems. For 1., define the second coordinate as \coordinate (c2) at ($(c1)!2*2.365 cm!(dd)$);, i.e. the point that is twice the radius away from ...
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How to write inclusion symbols diagonally?

Maybe too many features, but whenever it's possible to simplify input, it's better doing it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,graphicx,xparse} \NewDocumentCommand{\diamondinclusion}{m >...
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phases (stages) of economic cycle

Here's a version in Metapost that automagically finds the right places for the labels on the wave, using the directiontime function that finds the point on a path when it's going in a specified ...
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Tikz picture, rotate x tick labels

I have redone your graphs with pgfplots. I think you will appreciate the shorter and easier code. Output Code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz,amsmath} \usepackage{subfig} \usepackage{...
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How to keep some text upright when rotating the whole tikzpicture by rotating package

The answer to the question in the headline is easy: No, this is not possible, for the simple reason that the commands in the rotate package by design rotate everything within their scope. But you don'...
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