Using the Imaging Application
2If necessary, move the dialog box to the side or bottom of the
page so that you can draw a reference line in the top portion of
3Create a reference line that is slanted in exactly the same way as
the text. To do so, position the pointer between two lines of
text and press the left mouse button. While holding the button
down, drag the pointer to the right, parallel to the text above
and below the line. Release the mouse button when the
reference line you have drawn is positioned correctly.
In the previous illustration, the reference line was drawn
immediately below the border at the top of the page.
4Click OK in the Straighten Page dialog box. The page
rotates until the reference line you drew is parallel with the top
and bottom edges of the window.
Cropping a Page
Straightening the page in the previous section resulted in the page
“growing” slightly. You can reduce the white margins of the page
using Auto-Crop or Manual Crop.
1On the Edit menu, click Crop. This removes all but a small
portion of the white border around the image.
This may be too extreme for some applications.
2To restore the uncropped page, click the Undo button in the
Standard toolbar. Many actions can be undone.
3Stretch a rectangle around the image to identify the area that
you want to retain. The area outside this rectangle will be
4On the Edit menu, click Crop. Although this action requires
slightly more effort than Auto-Crop, you have greater control
over the border that remains.