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Is it possible to rotate images inserted in ArcMap?
It is not possible to rotate an image which was inserted into ArcMap using the function Insert > Picture. If the desired rotation is a simple angle, for example 90 degrees, it is recommended to rotate the image before inserting it into ArcMap.
However, in a case where the required rotation is at a specific angle to match an existing project, the workaround is to add the image as data instead of a picture, and use the Rotate tool in the Georeferencing toolbar. For more information about adding data, refer to the following web help document, ArcGIS for Desktop Help: Adding data to your map. Use the following steps to add the image as data and to rotate it.