# [texhax] a desired command

Wed Apr 23 04:41:58 CEST 2008

```Try the `rotating' package, and the `sidewaystable' environment. An example
may be found at http://www.manicai.net/comp/latex/latex_tricks.html

HTH,
Robert Wilson

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 8:10 PM, <scholtz at usc.edu> wrote:

> I'm an avid TeX Shop user and currently writing papers and a book in
> LaTeX.  I've run into one problem that I cannot completely solve.
>
> I have a table that is much too wide for a page.  I'd like to rotate
> it 90 degrees CCW so that it will fit on a page all by itself, within
> a much larger standard document.  I suppose that I could create two
> documents with different page shapes and splice them together
> afterwards (make the unusual typeset page a graphic, rotate it, and
> then insert it with \includegraphics), but then table, and equation
> numbers, etc., within the rotated material are a problem.  Is there
> any way to rotate one table (a page) within a TeX document?   Ideally
> I would like a \tablerotate{  } command that would float the table to
> the next free page, take care of changes in the page shape and turn
> everything 90 degrees.  I assume that a similar \figurerotate{ }
> command with similar characteristics would be useful too.
>
> Any help would be appreciated.
> --
> Dr. Robert Scholtz
> Fred H. Cole Professor of Engineering
> University of Southern California
> Los Angeles, CA 90089-2565
> scholtz at usc.edu
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