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How to Rotate Pages in PDFs with Acrobat?

When editing PDFs, we might want to rotate the pages in those PDF files so that we can display an image vertically instead of horizontally. Adobe Acrobat is professional at rearranging the pages in PDFs. Therefore, this article will show you step by step how to rotate pages in PDFs with Acrobat 6, and Acrobat 8. If you are using Acrobat 9 Pro, find your solution here to learn how to rotate PDF pages.

With Acrobat 6 Professional, you are supposed to follow the steps below:
Step 1 Set before rotating
Click the Pages tab on the left of the Acrobat window, the Pages pane will be displayed.


Select the page you want to rotate in the Pages pane. Then please click the Options button in the Pages pane. The Options drop-down menu is displayed.

Step 2 Rotate the pages
Select Rotate Pages from the Options drop-down menu. The Rotate Pages dialog box is displayed.

Rotate Pages

Select the direction you want to rotate the page from the Direction drop-down list.
Drop-down list

To specify rotation of the selected page, select the Select option. Select Even and Odd Pages and Pages of Any Orientation from the Rotate drop-down lists.

Note: These settings are important to enable rotation of any page in the document, independent of its page number or orientation. For example, if you have selected Portrait Pages from the second Rotate list, and if the selected page is a landscape page, the selected page will not be rotated.


Step 3 Finish rotating
Click OK, and the selected page is rotated in the specified direction.

With Acrobat 8 Professional, all you need to do is the following steps:
Step 1 Start the program and open a PDF file.
Step2 Choose the View menu, point to Rotate View and click Clockwise to rotate the document 90 degrees in a clockwise direction. You can continue to rotate the document clockwise until it is back to its starting position.
Step3 Rotate the document 90 degrees in a counter clockwise motion. You can continue to use the Counterclockwise command to rotate the document in a counter clockwise motion, moving 90 degrees each time you use the command.