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Adobe Reader is now by subscription for rotating and adjusting pages. More $$$!

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Anybody know of a nice pdf viewer freeware software other than Adobe Reader?
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As a work around take a screen shot and rotate it as a .png or .bmp image.
 

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Just use an old version of acrobat professional. I use Acrobat 9.0 Professional on all my machines. Works perfectly on 7/8/10/10pro/11.
 
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As a work around take a screen shot and rotate it as a .png or .bmp image.
Yes, that is a option that would work. Here's the expense for Acrobat Reader DC @ $16.99/month by annual subscription.
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Just use an old version of acrobat professional. I use Acrobat 9.0 Professional on all my machines. Works perfectly on 7/8/10/10pro/11.
Does that require a P2P file sharing download of cracked software?
 

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Linux. I stopped paying Gates over 20years ago.
 

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You can also use Libre Office. Libre Office Draw is pretty amazing- it can import and export just about anything. Only downside is it takes several seconds to import a large service manual PDF, but once loaded, you can do anything, just like Acrobat Pro.

Here's the rotate option on a schematic out of a 8.5MB S/M:
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libre draw 90 deg.JPG


I have Libre office installed as well as MS Office and am slowly transitioning off the MS teat. It can do a bunch of useful stuff, especially with PDFs that MS Office cannot do (easily)
 
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You can also use Libre Office. Libre Office Draw is pretty amazing- it can import and export just about anything. Only downside is it takes several seconds to import a large service manual PDF, but once loaded, you can do anything, just like Acrobat Pro.

Here's the rotate option on a schematic out of a 8.5MB S/M:View attachment 217604View attachment 217605

I have Libre office installed as well as MS Office and am slowly transitioning off the MS teat. It can do a bunch of useful stuff, especially with PDFs that MS Office cannot do (easily)
That's like open office I think?
 
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Are you using Acrobat Reader DC? Or Acrobat Pro? The former should still be able to rotate the view without paying anything.
I am using Acrobat Reader DC.
 

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If you just need to do a few pages then Gimp can open, edit individual pages as layers, and then re-save pdf files.



In the past I have needed to do some batch editing of pdfs and found this program pretty handy. (I think it was fully free back then but it looks like they still have a basic free version):

 
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Hehehe. GIMP imports the pdf's and works as a great reader. :D
 
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If you just need to do a few pages then Gimp can open, edit individual pages as layers, and then re-save pdf files.



In the past I have needed to do some batch editing of pdfs and found this program pretty handy. (I think it was fully free back then but it looks like they still have a basic free version):

I got it at the same time as your recommendation, I always keep GIMP loaded for weird file extensions and thought... Hmmz GIMP! and voila...
 

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Have you seen this? :


Are you trying rotate the page or just the view of the page?

(the ctrl+shift +or- which has worked forever)
 

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I used to use Codeweavers Crossover office to do document/presentation work on Linux (basically msoft office on Linux) but ever since I use LibreOffice, I could basically do the essential work like word/powerpoint/excel on Linux. There are some formatting issues that I encountered when viewed in Microsoft Office but to me it's minor and easily fixed. On the topic of Adobe, I use Acrobat Reader v9 on Linux.
 
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