[pstricks] page orientation turned to landscape for no good reason?

maja zaloznik maja.zaloznik at gmail.com
Wed Nov 10 14:01:25 CET 2010

Thanks Michael!

I'm not sure what to do with the gs option as I don't think I'm running it?

Anyway, the logic is correct - I added some white text in the portrait
orientation and that seems to tip the balance back upright. Not the neatest
of solutions, but hey!

Thanks again!


On 10 November 2010 03:21, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:

> On Nov 9, 2010, at 6:53 PM, maja zaloznik wrote:
> > Hi everyone!
> >
> > I apologize in advance if this is me being overworked and stupid in the
> middle of the night, but I can't for the life of me figure out what is going
> on? I'm pasting a minimal example below of a 'figure' reduced to two \rput
> entries at 90 degrees, which for some reason turns the page orientation to
> landscape? But works OK if showgrid is true.
> >
> > I'm doing latex->dvips->ps2pdf and I'm attaching the offending pdf to
> prove I'm not going crazy! I think my system is up to date, but naturally if
> other people get a normal output it has to be something at my end. What
> should I try? Or am I missing sth trivial?
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Maja.
> You may have run into ghostscript's page orientation behavio(u)r. From the
> documentation:
> By default Ghostscript determines viewing page orientation based on the
> dominant text orientation on the page. Sometimes, when the page has text in
> several orientations or has no text at all, wrong orientation can be
> selected.
> You might try running gs with the option -dAutoRotatePages=/None
> Michael
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