How to Organize PDF Pages
There are many cases when you may need to organize pages in a PDF – for example, you may have to rearrange pages in a PDF report, delete unnecessary blank pages caused by page breaks, or rotate a page that was scanned with the wrong orientation.
Movavi PDF Editor is a handy and affordable tool for manipulating pages in a PDF. You can use the program to reorder, renumber, or delete pages in your PDF documents. It is also available as a feature-limited web-based version called PDFChef.
How to Rearrange Pages in a PDF with PDFChef by Movavi
Step 1. Installing PDFChef by Movavi
Download the PDFChef installation manager by clicking the Download button. Run the installation manager from the Downloads folder and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Step 2. Opening a PDF
Run the program, click the Open File button, and choose the file you want to edit from the displayed list.
Step 3. Changing the Order of Pages
The easiest way to do this is to use the Manage Pages mode. In this mode, you can move and reorder pages by simply dragging and dropping them into place.
Step 4. Renumbering the Pages
If the document is paginated, you may also need to renumber the pages after reordering them. To do this, go back to the main program window and hit the Edit button to start the process of renumbering the pages. You can change page numbers one by one by left-clicking on them and entering the new numbers.
You also can delete extra pages (if there are any). To do this, just select the page range using the mouse and the Ctrl or Shift keys and click Delete.
Step 5. Saving the Edits
To save the rearranged PDF as a new document on your computer, click File on the menu bar and select Save As. If you want to save the edits back into the source file, click File on the menu bar and select the Save option.
How to Rearrange PDF Pages Online
This online tool also supports rearranging pages in PDF documents. However, note that the program does not support sorting PDF pages, so you can only upload and move pages within a document.
Step 1. Opening the Website
If you need to rearrange PDF pages online, go to the service website via the link below.
Step 2. Uploading Your PDF
Upload your file to the workspace using the Choose Files button, or just drag-and-drop it.
Step 3. Moving Pages
If you need to move a single page in a PDF document, locate that page in the preview panel, right-click on it, and drag-and-drop it to its new location.
You can also move multiple pages in one pass. If the pages are consecutive, press and hold the Shift key and select them by clicking on the first and last pages in the sequence. If the pages aren’t consecutive, press and hold the Ctrl key (the Cmd key on Mac keyboards) and select the appropriate pages by clicking on each one. Then move all the selected pages by dragging and dropping them into place.
Step 4. Saving the Edited File
To save your changes to the PDF file, click Save and Download at the bottom of the workspace.
In this tutorial, PDFChef is a great tool for speedy editing and conversion, and easy to use. Basic tools and an intuitive interface let you manipulate PDFs quickly and easily.