Print PDF to paper document and control orientation from command line

With software VeryPDF PDFprint software, you can do the printing job from command line then you do not need to do setting part in the real printer. Even if you are out of office, you still can print files saving in office computer to real paper documents. And this software nearly includes all the functions you may need during the printing job. In the following part, I will show you how to print PDF and control printing paper orientation by command line.

Step 1. Download PDFprint

  • When downloading, please note this is a Window application. If you are Mac or Linux user, now this software is not available.
  • When downloading finishes, please unzip it and then read the readme.pdf carefully. And the executable file is kept in extracted folder.

Step 2. Print PDF and control orientation

  • When you print files, please refer to the usage and examples. Most of the parameters are available when the input file is PDF.
    Usage:pdfprint.exe [options] [Options] <PDF Files>
  • When you print PDF and control PDF orientation, please refer to the following command line templates.
  • pdfprint.exe –pdforient 0 C:\lastpage.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –pdforient 1 C:\input.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –pdforient 2 C:\input.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –pdforient 3 C:\input.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –pdforient 4 C:\input.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –orient 1 C:\input.pdf
    pdfprint.exe –orient 2 C:\input.pdf
    Parameters explanation
    pdforient <int> :when you need to select the orientation of the show PDF page, please add this parameters. And there are three values under this parameter for you to choose:
        0 : upright, default
        1 : upside down
        2 : left side down
        3 : right side down
        4 : auto detect orientation for PDF pages
      -orient <int>: when you need to select the orientation of the printer paper, please add this parameter. And there are two values for you to choose:
        1 is portrait (default) and 2 is landscape

    By those parameters, you can adjust PDF orientation causally according to the PDF page orientation. By this fuanction, you can print PDF file without wasting paper document. Before printing, this software also allows you to set printing PDF paper size to fit the paper size you have choose.

Before printing, you can view the printing effect in computer if you have virtual printer installed. Then if you are not satisfied with the printing effect, you can adjust it little by little. This software also can solve problem that your computer and fax can change printing orientation problem. Say some time you may claim that why the printing paper document is always landscape. If the portrait PDF is printed to landscape paper document, it will be a great waste of paper. By this software, all those matter can be solved.

  We will publish  more articles about this software in our knowledge base, please pay more attention here. During the using, if you have any question, please contact us as soon as possible.

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