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Manipulating pages of a PDF document in Preview (Mac)

When accessing e-reserves or other PDF materials, you may wish to rotate or reorder the pages. Here's instruction for Preview (Mac OS X)

To reorder pages:
1) Under the "View" menu, enable "Thumbnails"
2) Select the thumbnails of the page (click) or pages (shift+click) you'd like to move and drag-and-drop them to their preferred location
3) Save the file

To rotate pages:
1) Under the "View" menu, enable "Thumbnails"
2) Under the "Tools" menu, select "Rotate" [left or right]. (Shortcut: command-L and command-R)
3) Save the file

Posted: May 2, 2014

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