Rotating a PDF
Thread poster: John Fossey

John Fossey  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 10:50
Member (2008)
French to English
Oct 5, 2012

Have you ever received a scanned PDF that was upside down and then were expected to translate it using a CAT tool?

I just wanted to share a free online PDF rotater to correct this problem, at http://www.rotatepdf.net . It's free, although the author in Paris requests a donation to help pay server costs.

Made my life easier today...


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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
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No need Oct 5, 2012

There is no need to download anything. Adobe reader has a feature under "View" that allows one to turn a .pdf image clockwise or counterclockwise.

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John Fossey  Identity Verified
Canada
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Only for viewing Oct 5, 2012

Yes, but that's only for viewing, it doesn't modify the source file. When you import it into another program such as PDF Transformer, Infix, Studio it's still in the original orientation.

[Edited at 2012-10-05 18:01 GMT]


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Joakim Braun  Identity Verified
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Mac Oct 5, 2012

Do a finger twirl on the track pad in Preview and hit cmd-S...

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Henry Hinds  Identity Verified
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OK Oct 5, 2012

I was not aware of the rest of that. Myself, I do no more than view the things anyway, and translate directly from that!

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Alex Lago  Identity Verified
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Use pdfill pdf tools it's free Oct 5, 2012

Use pdfill pdf tools which you can dowload at http://www.pdfill.com/pdf_tools_free.html

It does all the things you can see here:



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Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
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PDF-Xchange Oct 6, 2012

I use this application for all work with pdf. It's free and allows me to rotate the text and save a copy of the changed file.

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Sandra& Kenneth  Identity Verified
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Bookmarked it! Oct 10, 2012

This will be useful!
Thanks, John


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