How to rotate a PDF file using Edge easily? – From Horizontal to Vertical

The Microsoft Edge browser has incredible features that you can take advantage of, among the functions it has, we find the option to open and edit PDF files, so, you can make different types of modifications to your files without having to use an external PDF reader, one of the editing tools it has is to rotate or rotate a PDF file, which is very useful when we want to change the orientation of a file.

In what ways can a PDF file be rotated?

The Edge browser has several functions that are very useful when we want to modify a file, one of them is rotating PDF files, it is one of the features that the Edge browser has, and to do so you must first open your file with the browser and then you must use the options that the Edge PDF viewer has to be able to edit the file, the ways to rotate a file is if you use the option to rotate PDF, or if you press the F9 key on your keyboard.

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Pressing the F9 key

  1. First you will have to locate the PDF file on your computer, which you want to rotate.
  2. You must right click on the document, and a menu of options will be displayed.
  3. Then you must place the cursor on the option “Open with”.
  4. Click on the “Microsoft Edge” option from the drop-down menu.
  5. Then the PDF file will open in the Microsoft Edge browser through the PDF viewer.
  6. Once the file has been opened, you must press the F9 key on your keyboard.
  7. Then you will need to rotate the PDF until it has the alignment you want.
  8. Finally, you must save the edited PDF file on your computer. To do so, click on the “Save” button, which is in the toolbar at the top.

Using the rotate option

  1. Locate the PDF file, which you want to rotate.
  2. Right click on the document to display the file’s options menu.
  3. Later move the cursor to the option “Open with”, and a drop-down menu will be displayed.
  4. Select the “Microsoft Edge” option.
  5. Then the PDF file will automatically open in the Microsoft Edge browser through the PDF reader in Microsoft Edge.
  6. Once you have opened the PDF file, go to the toolbar which is at the top of your screen.
  7. Then, click on the “Rotate” icon which is shaped like a date.
  8. You will need to rotate the PDF until you get the desired alignment.
  9. Finally, if you want to save your edited PDF file, you just have to click on the “Save” button, which can be found on the toolbar.

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What other features does Microsoft Edge have for PDF files?

Microsoft Edge has a wide variety of functions, which you can see when enabling the mini menu for PDF files in Microsoft Edge or when opening a PDF file with Edge, this tool will allow you to edit the files, quickly and easily, you should know that you can not only rotate or rotate your file, but you can also change the design of your pages, add texts, compress your files, add notes to your file and you can also read your documents using the read-aloud function Edge’s PDF viewer.

Change the layout of the pages

If you want to change the page layout of your PDF file, you must first open your file with the Edge browser, then you must go to the toolbar on the top bar and click on the “Design” icon, and then you can switch between one page and two page layouts, and you can modify the page layout as many times as you want.

Read the document

If you want to read your document, you must first open your PDF document with the Microsoft Edge browser and once it has been opened, go to the toolbar on the top bar and click on the “Read aloud” icon, then click on the voice options button and you will only have to choose the language with which you want Microsoft Edge to read the content of your document, this option is very useful if you want to listen to a file in another language. In addition, you have the option to adjust the reading speed.