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Free PDF Tools 5: Reformat PDF

This FREE PDF Tool can reformat an existing PDF file with multiple pages into a single page.

There are options to select Page Size, Page Margin from left, right, top and bottom edges, Margin between pages in vertical and horizontal direction, Pages Array in number of columns and rows. You can add Notes lines for note-taking.

This free PDF tools is very useful when:

  • You want to see a few PDF Pages in a single PDF page.
  • You want to add notes line along with PDF Page.
  • You want to use different page size without using Crop function.
  • You want to increase the margin area for the PDF Page while Crop function reduces the margin area.

Here are the steps on how to Reformat PDF Pages:

1. Choose  Free PDF Tools > Reformat PDF

2. Select a PDF file that you want to make a reformat.

3. The Reformat PDF dialog box comes up:

  • Select New PDF Page Size or Specify Page Width and Height in Custom.
  • Original PDF Page layout: Specify Number of Rows and Columns that appears in the new page.
  • Specify Margin from Original PDF Page to New PDF Page Edge: Left, Right, Bottom, Top
  • Specify the vertical and horizontal Space between Original PDF pages.
  • check Show Note Lines if you want to have a note line.
  • check Show Original PDF Page Borders if you want to show the original page border.
  • Select Line’s Color and Line Width.

The following picture shows an example with the option of landscape, 2 columns, 2 rows, blue color line, borders and note.

4. Click Save As to have a new PDF file.  The new file may be launched automatically if you have installed Adobe Reader.  

5. Do experiment with the options available to see which best suit your needs.  Click Close to finish.

Note: If you have problem to read your PDF into PDFill, open your PDF document inside Adobe Reader. Then, print into a new PDF using PDFill PDF Writer.


Batch (DOS) Command Support: (It is only available for the registered user of PDFill PDF Editor)

You can start a batch job in Windows by issuing the execution command directly from the MS-DOS command prompt window without opening the PDFill GUI.
Note: Please put "" on your file name with space. Make sure all command is in one line.

"C:\Program Files\PlotSoft\PDFill\PDFill.exe" Reformat Input.pdf Output.pdf  W H  row column  leftMargin rightMargin bottomMargin topMargin   horizSpace vertSpace  -showNoteline 1 -showBorder 1 -rgbColor "0 0 255"  -lineWidth 2.0 

  • W H: Specify new PDF's Page Width and Height in Point
  • row column: Specify Number of Rows and Columns that appears in the new page.
  • leftMargin rightMargin bottomMargin topMargin: Specify Page Margin from Left, Right, Bottom and Top Edges
  • horizSpace vertSpace: Specify the horizontal and vertical space between the original PDF pages.
  • -showNoteline 1:  (Optional) Show Note Line if -showNoteline 1; Doesn't show Note Line if -showNoteline 0. Default is 0
  • -showBorder 1:     (Optional) Show Border if -showBorder 1; Doesn't show Border if -showBorder 0. Default is 0
  • -rgbColor "0 0 255":  (Optional) line color in Red, Green Blue Component between 0 to 255. Default is 0 0 255. Note: Put "" on the 3 values and each value (0-255) is separated with space.
  • -lineWidth 2.0:      (Optional) line width in Point. Default is 1.0
     
  • Example:
    "C:\Program Files\PlotSoft\PDFill\PDFill.exe" Reformat
    "D:\BatchTest\FormsAPIReference.pdf"  "D:\BatchTest\output.pdf"  612 792 2 1 9 18 27 36 18 36 -showNoteline 1 -showBorder 1 -rgbColor  "0 0 255" -lineWidth 2.0

 

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