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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Jun 19 16:58:25 CEST 2015

> On Jun 19, 2015, at 9:42 AM, hw <hw at gartencenter-vaehning.de> wrote:
> Am 17.06.2015 um 20:05 schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
>> 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.
> If I print the labels below one another, they are still not printed sideways.
> To print them sideways below one another, I would have to physically rotate the material which is printed on by 90 degrees, which, unfortunately, is not possible.
> The stripe of labels is like this:


If the order of the printing is no important why not use landscape mode. Use the geometry package to enforce it for the engine.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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