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    In word processing and desktop publishing, the terms portrait and landscape refer to whether the document is oriented vertically or horizontally. A page with landscape orientation is wider than it is tall.

    Landscape - Portrait

    Not all printers are capable of generating text in landscape mode. Of those that are, some require special landscape versions of their fonts; others can rotate the standard portrait fonts 90 degrees.

    Orientation is also a characteristic of monitors.