[tex-live] rotating column conent of a twocolumn document

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Jun 18 02:53:32 CEST 2015

> On Jun 17, 2015, at 7:38 PM, Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2015-06-17 at 20:05:24 +0200, Ulrike Fischer wrote:
>> Am Wed, 17 Jun 2015 19:36:13 +0200 schrieb hw:
>>>> Why are you using twocolumn mode when you actually want the text in
>>>> the second column simply below the text from the first column?
>>> That's because there are two labels side by side spooled up on a big 
>>> roll from which they are being fed into the printer.
>> ....
>> I don't understand your description. But imho you are wrong. If you
>> can put your data side-by-side in two column you can also put them
>> one below the other. 
> Sorry, Ulrike.  When you understand his description you'll recognize
> that his approach is reasonable.  Admittedly, there is a plethora of
> other solutions too and I would prefer another approach.
> Please note that there are many labels on a sheet, two per row, and
> there are many rows.  We are not talking about just two labels.
> However, I would first consider to use \rotatebox from the graphics
> package rather than 'rotating' or 'scape'.
> Regards,
>  Reinhard


Is there a reason the labels package can't be set up to do the job?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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