[OS X TeX] Using apa.cls and trying to fit table to page

Axel E. Retif axretif at igo.com.mx
Tue Dec 19 23:32:55 EST 2006

On Dec 19, 2006, at 22:03 , Denis Chabot wrote:

> Hi,
>> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] Using apa.cls and trying to fit table to page
>> From: "Axel E. Retif" <axel.retif at mac.com>
>> Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 14:19:28 -0600
> ...
>> sidewaystable is not a package but an environment of the rotating
>> package (sidewaysfigure for figures and sidewaystable for tables).
>>> is very good, especially if you use a minipage environment or some
>>> such to hold your tabular data, and put both inside your table
>>> environment. That way you can get your table numbering to work
>>> properly. However I don't think rotating works over multiple pages
>>> and therefore wouldn't work with longtable, nor would sideways
>>> table I think, but I may be wrong on both counts.
>> I don't think so either, but I really don't know. I don't remember a
>> sideways long table in the examples.
>> Best,
>> Axel
> keep in mind that I am relatively new and much of LaTeX still  
> surprises me, but recently I had to do a sideways table over 6 or 7  
> pages.


> As this was my first use of longtable, I used an example given to  
> me by a more experienced colleague. I went like this:
> \begin{landscape}   % package  pdflscape
> \scriptsize
> \begin{longtable}


> \end{longtable}
> \end{landscape}
> It worked very well, although my table was so wide I had to use  
> scriptsize to fit it on one page even in landscape orientation.

Thank you. I'll try your method when I need a landscape long table.  
It seems very useful.



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