Edit pdf page content scale using command line

This article offers you an easy and fast way to edit pdf page content scale, if you operate the command line smoothly, you will finish the edit within one minute. To believe or not to believe, the fact speaks itself, you can use the following command line to try with the help of Advanced PDF Tools on one condition you should download it first.

pdftools.exe -i “C:\input.pdf” -o “C:\output.pdf” -j “66% 88% true”    

First, follow this link you will obtain this useful tool

http://www.verypdf.com/pdfinfoeditor/advanced_pdf_tools_cmd.zip.

do remember to extract it, for it is a zipped package.

Second, launch the MS-DOS command prompt window

steps are as follows:

start the dialog box of “cmd.exe”: press  “start”>choose “Run”>input “cmd”>press “ok”

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when the following appears, you will have the MS-DOS command prompt window

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Third, input the command to edit pdf page content scale

pdftools.exe -i “C:\input.pdf” -o “C:\output.pdf” -j “66% 88% true”    

where

  • -i is to specify a PDF filename or a directory for input
  • -o is to specify the PDF filename for output.
  • -j is to specify set page content, “66% 88% ”  the first parameter means to set page content to 66% of the page width and the second parameter to 88% of the page height, true the third parameter is a Boolean type value to set whether to center on page. 

once the input is finished, press “enter”, you are allowed to see

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Fourth, open the file to check, screenshots again

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the below picture shows you have successfully edited pdf page content scale to 66% of the page width and 88% of the page height according to the command line and the above gives you a panoramic view of the changes of the pdf page content scale.

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