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Scale oversize pages inside an 8000+pg file
« on: December 18, 2019, 04:59:41 PM »
Got a steaming pile that's about 8200 pages, within that PDF there many pages that are say 36x24" so they'd need to be rotated AND scaled to 8.5x11" - doable?
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Re: Scale oversize pages inside an 8000+pg file
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2019, 05:24:18 PM »
Create a new action and start with Select by Page Size and enter you dimensions in there for the 36 x 24 pages. Then you should be able to scale and rotate the selected pages. Pretty easy I think.
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Re: Scale oversize pages inside an 8000+pg file
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2019, 05:49:39 PM »
yep.  I have a "preflight fixup" - in DC

I get a weekly 1800 page whopper with random sizes that needs to be normalized to LTR or 11x17, i use a "preflight fixup" - at least thats how i learned it - same as an action?

i have it scale anything under LTR size to LTR, and anything over LTR to 11x17 - this reduces all the maps and other bullshit people dont pay attention to, works like a charm.

cant remember exactly how i did it but heres a screenshot:


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Re: Scale oversize pages inside an 8000+pg file
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2019, 11:49:50 AM »
ditto ^

You can create your own and save them for later use as well, like he said. I usually take a similar described fixup and modify it, then save it with a new name.
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