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How to change pdf page size using Acrobat DC

New Here ,
Feb 09, 2016 Feb 09, 2016

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Easy way to change pdf document page size from US Letter to A4

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Community Expert , Oct 01, 2017 Oct 01, 2017

Here is infornation about how to use Preflight in Acrobat DC Pro to scale pages: Scaling Page Content in Adobe Acrobat Pro DC - KHKonsulting LLC

To use the crop tool, you need to use two steps: you have to enlarge the page first and the crop it down to the target size. The problem is that Letter is wider, but shorter than A4, the change page size only works if both new sided are at least the original size, in this case, one side would be smaller. In the first step, you size the pages to the heig

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Community Beginner , Sep 12, 2018 Sep 12, 2018

I'm never sure why Adobe never tells you how to do this since it's right in the application. Use the Print Production tool. Click that, then click Preflight. Under the Profiles tab, be sure you're toggled to Pages. Now here's the trick - you'll see 3 little icons next to the Show All tab. Click the Wrench!! Scroll down and you'll see "Scale pages to specified size (Scales all pages of the PDF proportionally to entered value (fit from the inside and add white space)." 
Click on the Edit flag. In

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 16, 2021 Feb 16, 2021

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Turtle, the question was asked in 2016 and I replied in 2018. Bernd's fix below is updated in May 2020 and it works.

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New Here ,
Feb 15, 2021 Feb 15, 2021

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THANK YOU! This is the exact solution I was looking for!

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New Here ,
Jun 25, 2020 Jun 25, 2020

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You can also open this in Preview on a Mac, or another basic PDF application, where you will get the option to print to PDF. Scales everything down automatically.

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Jun 25, 2020 Jun 25, 2020

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Printing will remove all interactive features of the file.

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New Here ,
Mar 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

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to convert all pages in same size in singe click 

Follow these steps in Adobe Acrobat:

 

1. Tools

2. Organize Pages

3. Right click first page

4. Crop Pages

5. Apply edits in "Change Page Size" and/or "Page Range" boxes

 

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Jun 16, 2021 Jun 16, 2021

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Thanks, this is very helpful! I just want to make a small but very important amendment: it's true that there's no "scale page" option in the versions after 2019. But, you can choose the "adobe pro DC 2015 profiles" from the dropdown menu at the top. Problem solved!

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 26, 2021 Jun 26, 2021

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This is going to sound odd, but you can do it in Microsoft Word.  Copy the image from Acrobat and paste into a Word document set up for A4 sizing. Then F12 (save-as) and save as a PDF. Then re-insert/combine into your original PDF.  Absurd that Microsoft Word can do it but Acrobat can't, but here we are. 

Sometimes you can go to tools > organize & then right click > crop pages, but it usually brings up a "Cannot resize page" error. 

And before one of the "experts" chimes in with the preflight option for the 15th time in this thread, it doesn't work for what most of us are trying to do, which is edit individual pages from a multi-page document. 

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New Here ,
May 18, 2022 May 18, 2022

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My newspaper size is 10x21; however when I pdf the page, it is 11x22...how do I get it stay at 10x21 inches?

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New Here ,
Sep 03, 2022 Sep 03, 2022

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How do I resize a PDF to A4 in Windows 11?
I read on a site that this cannot be done in Windows 11 !

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New Here ,
Sep 03, 2022 Sep 03, 2022

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The Set page size will open up, enabling you to resize PDF to A4. Scroll to the "<>" icon on the bottom of the pop-up window, and then under the “Change Page Size” tab, select the “Page Sizes” box and choose “A4” page size.

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New Here ,
Oct 10, 2022 Oct 10, 2022

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Hello,

This may be too little too late, but have you considered just using Acrobat's PDF printing feature? I literally just opened my PDF with pages that are off from the traditional letter size, and wanted to turn them into letter size. Switched my printer to "Adobe PDF," and set the page sizes and handling section to "fit." In page setup, I selected letter. Easy peasy, my PDF document pages are now all letter size. I suspect this would also work to go from letter to A4.

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New Here ,
Dec 06, 2022 Dec 06, 2022

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I would like to change a poster size from 52x36 to 24x36.  How do I do this?

 

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New Here ,
Jan 29, 2023 Jan 29, 2023

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The easiest way I've found is to print it, select printer properties and choose A4 and it will automatically resize the page to the correct values.

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 07, 2023 Feb 07, 2023

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Super simple... Choose organize pages then in the menu bar click the 'more' drop down. Choose 'set page boxes'. Next screen at the bottom left choose 'fixed page sizes' & choose your page size. Click ok and your done. I just did this easily for a scanned document to make them all a uniform A4 size.  🙂

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