Edit pdf content left offset of even number pages using command line

It is a universal knowledge that the page number varies in pdf files, they are divided into two parts the odd number page and the even number page. So people tend to choose the even or odd number page as a unit to edit. The rest part of this article is going to show you how to edit pdf content left offset of even number pages using Advanced PDF Tools Command Line.

Following the below steps, you not only obtain Advanced PDF Tools but also master how to operate it.

Step 1 click the following link to download Advanced PDF Tools


please unpack it when download is finished.

Step 2 launch the MS-DOS command prompt window. Because the command line is bound to be operated under the MS-DOS environment. The procedure is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.

1) click “start” and then go to “Run”



2) input cmd into the following


3) press “ok”, you will find MS-DOS command prompt window popping up


Step 3 input command line to edit pdf content left offset of even number pages

it goes below

pdftools.exe -i “C:\input.pdf” -o “C:\output.pdf” –~“60,0” –u “even”


  • the option -i is to specify a pdf filename or a directory for input,
  • the option -o to specify the pdf file name for output,
  •  –~“60,0”:–~  to edit content offset and “60,0” the first parameter is to set left (x)-offset and the next is to keep y-offset  constant,
  • –u “even”: –u is to specify pages and “even”  refers to the even number pages.

when the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see


Step 4 open the file to check the effect if the pdf content left offset of even number page are different from the ones of odd number page



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