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I have a scanned PDF document on an iPad 2 (iOS 6) that I need to rotate but cannot find any easy way to do this. How would I engage such an endeavor?

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Are you transferring the PDF from a computer? If so, it might be easier to rotate it on the computer first before transferring to your iPad. – JW8 Sep 21 '12 at 16:16
Which app are you using to view the PDF? – patrix Sep 21 '12 at 16:51
@patrix i've been trying many. adobe reader, kindle, and the native app (i'm not really very good at mac, but i'm trying) – swasheck Sep 21 '12 at 17:03
You don't have to be good at using a Mac to use your iPad :-) – patrix Sep 21 '12 at 18:21
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A lot of PDF viewers on the iPad allow rotation of PDF files. An example would be GoodReader which is a good app to have anyway if you need offline access to PDFs etc. To open a PDF in GoodReader e.g. from Mail use the "Open with..." button.

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PDF Splicer is a very good app for that. It's free.

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