Changing the angle of pull provides a change in the workout as well as activation of muscle spindles and fibers while being activated in a different direction.
Remember variety and changing exercise program every 4-6 weeks due to muscle memory based on proven physiology.
Another great way is prone over a physioball with palms down and elbows at 90 degrees and pulling them down to your hips.
Another is kneeling, where your knees are facing outward from the cable machine or your hips are facing the weight deck, and pulling from above down in the frontal plane
ACE’s “Essential’s of Exercise Science For Fitness Professionals” have a wonderful suggestion for a core stability exercise that targets the lats.
It’s on page 133 of the text published by ACE.
The exercise is the “abdominal rollout with stability ball. According to the textbook, “the farther the rollout, the more this exercise targets the latissimus dorsi.” I love the idea!