[Tugindia] Problem in DVI viewer?

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri Mar 4 21:03:46 CET 2005

"Duvvuri Venu Gopal" <venugopal_duvvuri at rediffmail.com> writes:

> To day we created a docuent using ProTeXt with rotating package.
> We needed a sidewaystable. We used the sidewaystable environment to
> create the table. The tex file is compiling without any complaints
> but and on viewing the DVI file no rotation is found and table
> shifted to bottom right and out of margin. When we compiled a pdf
> document, everything is fine in the pdf document (table rotated
> properly). Is it a problem with the DVI viewer, i.e., Yap?

Yes.  Use dvips and GhostView.

> The same is true for my Linux version of TeX also. The viewer is
> Xdvi. If I produced a pdf file with the same code using pdfLaTeX,
> the pdf output is alright, i.e. the table is rotated properly.

Same here.

>  Other user's experience is highly welcomed.

You could read about it in the UKTUG FAQ

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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