[OS X TeX] Re: Floating table in landscape orientaton results in a half empty page

Ross Moore ross at ics.mq.edu.au
Thu Feb 21 08:23:45 CET 2008

Hello Olga,

On 21/02/2008, at 2:42 AM, Olga Lyashevskaya wrote:

> Ross Moore wrote:
> >Is this using \usepackage{lscape}
> Yes
> The coding with \rotatebox does solve my problem (I dont have any  
> half-filled pages), but now
> some text (just a few lines) in portrait orientation appears just  
> under my table in landscape orientation.
> I was trying to insert \pagebreak or something similar, but it is  
> not convenient as I never know where it should be.
> I have tried to increase the height of my table from 0.7 to 0.9 but  
> I still could not get rid of the text. On the other hand
> 0.95 was apparently too much, as table has been moved to some page  
> p at the end of the document.
> Both \landscape and \rotatebox partially work for me, but how to  
> combine both to get what I need?

You should not be trying to use \landscape .
It simply is not designed for the purpose that you have in mind.

(See the comments in my next posting.)

> Thank you in advance,
> Kind regards,
> Olga

Hope this helps,


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