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Document Viewer


Document Viewer components

PDFViewCtrlReflowFloating context menuCustomize floating context menuAnnotation toolbarAnnotation style dialogCustomize annotation style dialogPage sliderAnnotation listDocument outlineUser bookmark listList containerThumbnail browserAdd pages dialogRotate pages dialogView mode dialogCrop pages dialog

Annotation and collaboration

OverviewSet up ToolManagerRead only modeDisable annotation creation/editingDefault annotation propertiesAnnotation propertiesEventsOverride annotation handlingShow and hide existing annotationsUndo and redoRealtime collaboration

Advanced customization

Add a custom view to a pageCreate a custom toolPage coloring modePage fit modePage layout mode


Convert documents to PDFConvert HTML to PDF



Other Frameworks


Advanced topics

Understand coordinatesDocument savingDocument lockingGenerate page thumbnailsTool class hierarchy


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PDF Processing API

What is PDFNet?Opening a documentSerializing (saving) a documentWorking with pagesWorking with Page ContentWorking with BookmarksWorking with Interactive Forms (AcroForms)PDF SecurityLow-level PDF APIError handling

Rotating PDF pages

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chevron_rightRotating PDFViewCtrl
chevron_rightRotating a PDF page
chevron_rightRotating PDF pages
PDFTron's library has a rotate pages dialog which allows users to rotate pages easily. For more information, see: rotate pages dialog.

There are two options for rotating PDF pages. The first is rotating PDFViewCtrl, it will rotate all PDF pages temporarily. The second is rotating PDF pages using Page class, it will rotate selected PDF pages permanently.

linkRotating PDFViewCtrl

If you want to rotate a PDFViewCtrl by 90 degrees clockwisely, just simply call PDFViewCtrl.rotateClockwise (). If you want to rotate the PDFViewCtrl by 90 degrees counter clockwisely, call PDFViewCtrl.rotateCounterClockwise (). After rotation, update the PDFViewCtrl pages layout by calling PDFViewCtrl.updatePageLayout().

where pdfViewCtrl is the instance of PDFViewCtrl.

linkRotating a PDF page

To rotate a PDF page by 90 degrees, call Page.setRotation(int). The parameter of this method is the rotation value, which is one of [0, 1, 2, 3]. It represents [0 degree, 90 degree, 180 degree, 270 degree] correspondingly. After rotation, update the PDFViewCtrl pages layout by calling PDFViewCtrl.updatePageLayout().

To rotate a PDF page, you must lock PDFViewCtrl first, see: document locking.

linkRotating PDF pages

To rotate PDF pages, traverse each page and call Page.setRotation(int). The following example shows how to rotate all pages of a PDF document.