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Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Robert13 » Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:51 am

Is there a way to rotate a document by just a degree or 2.
I get scanned documents that were put into the scanner slightly rotated and would like to get them straightened up.
Is this possible or maybe this is an feature request.

Thanks

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:15 pm

Hi Robert,

The PDF Page itself has to be rectangular and orthogonal to the screen, but you can rotate the contents inside.
Go to Tools -> Content Editing Tools, and you can then select and rotate the image as necessary.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Robert13 » Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:53 pm

Perfect, just what I needed.

Thanks :D

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:12 pm

:)

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Robert13 » Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:20 pm

Has this changed since July, I can't seem to do this?

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:24 pm

Hi Robert,

I don't believe that there have been any changes, you should still be able to rotate the contents as Stefan previously advised. Is this specific to one document? If so, please do send the document. If you don't want the document to be publicly available, then please send it to support@tracker-software.com

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Vasyl-Tracker Dev Team » Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:01 am

Hi Robert.
I get scanned documents that were put into the scanner slightly rotated and would like to get them straightened up.
If you using our Scan-To-PDF feature to create such documents then you may try to use additional option 'Deskew':
http://www.docu-track.co.uk/img/ScanWithDeskew.png
When you enabled it then editor will try to detect slightly rotated images and automatically correct their rotation...

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by paul terrell » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:12 pm

I'm not seeing the feature to rotate images either under Tools -> Content Editing Tools. I see only Edit Content Tool and Add Text.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by paul terrell » Wed Dec 03, 2014 8:15 pm

And I accidenlty discovered how to do it. :P

With the Edit Content Tool selected, I can click on an image and select the rotation handle and rotate it around. I don't see a way to know the number of degrees and it's one image at a time.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Patrick-Tracker Supp » Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:32 pm

:D
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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by paul terrell » Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:57 pm

Any way to specify an amount and do it for multiple pages?
Or would that be a feature request?

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Wed Dec 03, 2014 10:05 pm

Hi Paul,

I'm afraid that there isn't currently any way to specify the number of degrees by which you would like to rotate the image, or over how many pages. I will forward this on to the Dev. Team for consideration in later release.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Jensen Head » Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:44 am

It seems to me that the skew alignment tool in FastStone Image Viewer has been implemented very well. In this application, the tool is called "Straighten / Rotate by any Degree", and it works as follows: the user presses LMB at the beginning of an imaginary line segment, releases at the end of this segment. The image is rotated so that this ball line is horizontal or vertical (whichever is closer). In PDF-XChange Editor Plus, this rotation angle method could be used to rotate pages by an arbitrary angle. The way it is implemented now is inconvenient because the rotation marker of the entire page content is outside of it, and is not available when zooming in. That is, the turning accuracy is very rough.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Ovg » Mon Sep 13, 2021 9:39 am

try:
Enable edition of images
RMB on image, then Arrange->Transform

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by David.P » Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:54 pm

Hello all,

why not simply using the "Deskew" function in PDF-XChange Editor?

I find that this works excellent, also in case the pages are just very slightly skewed.

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Of course, the same can be achieved with the OCR function.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Jensen Head » Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:30 pm

David.P wrote:
Mon Sep 13, 2021 12:54 pm
Why not simply using the "Deskew" function
Thanks, didn't know about this feature! In most cases, it works correctly. But you need a handy WYSIWYG tool to fix the skew of those pages where the "Deskew" function was wrong.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by David.P » Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:41 pm

I agree, also and especially with your feature request:
Jensen Head wrote:
Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:44 am
It seems to me that the skew alignment tool in FastStone Image Viewer has been implemented very well. In this application, the tool is called "Straighten / Rotate by any Degree", and it works as follows: the user presses LMB at the beginning of an imaginary line segment, releases at the end of this segment. The image is rotated so that this ball line is horizontal or vertical (whichever is closer). In PDF-XChange Editor Plus, this rotation angle method could be used to rotate pages by an arbitrary angle.

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...which would be a great addition to PDF-XChange Editor.

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Re: Rotate document by 1 or 2 degrees?

Post by Arnold » Mon Sep 13, 2021 10:33 pm

There are times when a feature like this would come in handy.

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