Some shipping platforms only provide you with a full page (8.5" x 11") document. 

Frequently, they use half of the page for the shipping label and the other half for receipt or packing slip.

While there are many ways to split this page into a 4" x 6" label size, here is our favorite method:

Using Adobe "Take a Snapshot" 

  1. Download Adobe Reader if you do not have it already from Adobe website.
  2. Save your label as a PDF file.
  3. Open the file in Adobe Reader
  4. Rotate the label if needed by going to View -> Rotate View
  5. Go to Edit -> Take a Snapshot
  6. Click and drag the box over your label
  7. Go to File -> Print 
  8. If preview looks good, click "Print"

Note: If you are shipping more than a few labels, you would benefit from using a commercial solution that create 4 x 6 labels in one-click. See this article: How do I generate labels?

Official guide from Adobe: Print portion of a PDF page using Acrobat or Reader