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Can't change PDF orientation on Mac? One of the most common problem in OS X El Capitan, people were not able to print the document correctly. Whenever you will try to change the orientation of the page, it will print the half page and the remaining will be cut out automatically. This issue is only present on the Mac OS X El Capitan and preview is working perfectly fine in the previous version of Mac OS X such as Yosemite. So, if you have have encountered similar problems, you can follow this guide to fix the PDF orientation issue on Mac OS X. This is the best tool - PDFelement 6 for Mac to help you.

PDFelement 6 for Mac can do wonders for PDF, from reading to annotating, editing to saving, and printing to converting. With it, you can add text or images and can remove the already present text or images in a PDF file. If you have found a particular important part, you can highlight that text or add a sticky note on that point.

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Moreover, form filling is also pretty much easy in PDF element. If you sign on different documents, you can save and manage different signatures and stamps for your files. It will also let you protect your documents using a strong password, convert them into the appropriate format and can print them in whatever direction you want.

How to Fix the Incorrect PDF Orientation Issue

Here's how you can change PDF orientaion on Mac using PDFelement 6 for Mac. Before you continue, download and install this program on your Mac OS X.

Step 1. Import PDF into PDFelement

The very first step involves the importing the PDF file to the Wondershare PDFelement. Click on the "Open File" button on the Home window. Alternatively, you can go to the "File" menu and select "Open" from the submenu. Now, select the file that you want to transfer and click on "Open" again.

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Step 2. Change PDF Orientation by a Certain Degree

It is quite easy to change orientation of pdf on mac in PDFelement 6 for Mac. Navigate to the right side menu, click on the "Rotate Pages" option under the "Pages" menu.

This will open a new window. Here you can select the orientation angle for your pages and can also specify the pages you want to rotate. Click "OK" to confirm your choice.

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Step 3. Further Edit Your PDF (Optional)

Once you have rotated the pages, you can replace the text and images, select the text that you want to replace. To edit texts and images, you can click the "Edit" button and then directly make changes on the document.

If you want to annotate your PDF to remark specific content, you can click the "Markup" button to get the annotation tools. You can insert comments, highlight texts, add stamps and signature, add links and more.

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Step 4. Save PDF after Changeing Orientation

The file step on working with your PDF files is saving, you can either save the changes in the same PDF file or can also save it as separate PDF file. Click on "File" and select the "Save" or "Save as" Option.

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Published: Oct 24,2017 15:46 pm / Updated: Mar 09,2018 20:20 pm

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