[pdftex] landscape

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 18 12:19:46 CEST 2002

> Jean-Charles <corlayjeancharles at wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > Neither \special{landscape}, nor 'page_width 297 truemm' in
> > /usr/share/texmf/pdftex/config/pdftex.cfg succeded in getting a
> > landscape oriented output (I gess it means 90 degres rotation).
> > Am I missing someting patent ?

obviously \special{landscape} isn't going to help, since pdftex
doesn't listen to \special.  simply changing the page dimensions
doesn't help either, since you have to rotate the text.

> have you tried the landscape package?

i presume (hope) you mean the landscape environment of the lscape
package -- probably works.

for a whole document, i use


[i note this isn't in the tex faq, so i've added it.]

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