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TOP TIPS - July 2013

How to rotate pdf's to the correct orientation automatically
Products required in this tip are: PDF Rotate Pages v1.06 or greater

The way this works is it detects that the horizontal is greater than the vertical size page, so rotates that page to the given value e.g. 90 or 270 degrees. so all pdf's pages output will then be portrait orientation.  if the page is already portrait then it will leave that page alone.

1. Download PDF Rotate Pages: http://www.traction-software.co.uk/downloads/servertools/winpdfrotatepages.zip

Extract to folder: c:\ drive so you end up with folder: C:\winpdfrotatepages\

2. To run

Go into DOS and type command:- (replacing c:\yourfile.pdf)

CD "C:\winpdfrotatepages\"
PDFRotatePages -ic:\yourfile.pdf -oc:\yourfile-out.pdf -r90 -smart

This will create a new c:\yourfile-out.pdf automatically rotated.

3. To run a list of files do:-

CD "c:\where your pdf files are"
dir /B *.pdf > list.txt
C:\winpdfrotatepages\PDFRotatePages -ilist.txt -fout -smart -r90

How to Automate this process from a user interface  (see screen shot below)
Products required are: Rapid PDF Count v3 or greater and PDF Rotate Pages 1.06 or greater (see above)



1. Install and add your PDF files to the Rapid PDF Count interface.

2. Go into Reports & Scripts menu-->Run/Create/Save script on all files

3. In the script to start with enter:-
CD "C:\winpdfrotatepages\"

In the script for every file enter:-
mkdir "[FILEPATH]\rotated"
PDFRotatePages -i"[FILENAME]" -o"[FILEPATH]\rotated\[FILETITLE]" -r90 -smart

For testing/first time In the script end with enter:-
pause

So it should look like this:-

4. Click File menu-->Save As Script. (This can be loaded for next time)

5. click Run as DOS script.  (in dos console: press any key when done)

 

 

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