Convert documents of ODT to PDF and rotate page by command line

As one application of Document Converter, the command line application doc2pdf.exe allows you to convert any printable documents to image formats. It can also be used by software developers to call in there own applications to implement the function of converting documents to images. You can also use doc2pdf.exe to set parameters for the target file. For example, if you want to convert document of ODT to PDF and rotate page, doc2pdf.exe will be a good helper.

You can download doc2pdf.exe at and then please set up it on your computer. You will be able to see the executable file in installation package.

Document Converter also has two other internal applications—GUI application and virtual printer application. You can use the GUI application to make batch conversion for it is good at this word. The virtual printer application can be used to scale page size or combine several pages on one single sheet to save paper and ink.

The whole conversion process will be only three steps and if you want to master the conversion steps, please see the following contents.

The first step is opening MS-DOS interface for the command line application is a MS-DOS oriented application. If you want to use it to convert ODT to PDF and rotate page of output PDF document, you have to open MS-DOS interface. Please click “Start”—“Run” to open “Run” dialog box. You can also use the hot key “Window”+ “R” to open “Run” dialog box. Then please input “cmd” in “Open” combo box and click “OK” button.

The second step is inputting command line in MS-DOS interface. The command line includes called program, the parameter for rotating PDF page, source file and target file. You can use the path of each file when you write your own command line just like the following one:

"C:\Program Files\docPrint Pro v5.0\doc2pdf.exe" -R 90 -i "C:\Documents and Settings\admin\odt.odt" -o C:\TEST.pdf

In this command line, you can see

(1) "C:\Program Files\docPrint Pro v5.0\doc2pdf.exe" is the path of doc2pdf.exe and you can drag the file from its folder into the command line window to get the file path.

(2) -R 90 means the PDF document will be rotated by 90 degree. You can also change the value as 180 or 270.

(3) -i "C:\Documents and Settings\admin\odt.odt" is the path of source file and you should not ignore “-i” before the path.

(4) -o C:\TEST.pdf is the path of target file. Also, “-o” must be added.

The last step is clicking “Enter” button to start the conversion from the document of ODT to PDF and you just need to wait for several seconds before the conversion comes to the end.

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