Adobe Acrobat script for printing all files in a directory - for action wizard

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Jul 21, 2022 Jul 21, 2022

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I have a folder with a few PDF files, each with multiple pages. I'm trying to get them all to print at once with custom parameters i.e. amount of pages per sheet (6), but can't seem to figure out the correct script. I'm new to acrobat scripting, How can I accomplish this? Thanks

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Adobe Community Professional , Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022
Read the documentation of the PrintParams object for more details, but here's the basic code to do it: var pp = this.getPrintParams(); pp.printerName = "Enter the printer name here"; pp.interactive = pp.constants.interactionLevel.silent; pp.pageHandling = pp.constants.handling.nUp; pp.nUpPageOrders = pp.constants.nUpPageOrders.Vertical; pp.nUpNumPagesH = 3; pp.nUpNumPagesV = 2; pp.nUpPageBorder=true; pp.nUpAutoRotate=true; this.print(pp);

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Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022

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Read the documentation of the PrintParams object for more details, but here's the basic code to do it:

 

var pp = this.getPrintParams();
pp.printerName = "Enter the printer name here";
pp.interactive = pp.constants.interactionLevel.silent;
pp.pageHandling = pp.constants.handling.nUp;
pp.nUpPageOrders = pp.constants.nUpPageOrders.Vertical;
pp.nUpNumPagesH = 3;
pp.nUpNumPagesV = 2;
pp.nUpPageBorder=true;
pp.nUpAutoRotate=true;
this.print(pp);

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Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022

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Thank you! the above script will work in the action wizard action "Excute Javascript", and apply to all files in a folder?

Also how can I set a destination folder if I want it to print to a file? cant seem to find that in the guide.

 

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Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022

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-Yes.

-Not possible.

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Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022

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ah. so it must physically print?

 

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Jul 22, 2022 Jul 22, 2022

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No, you can send the file to a virtual printer, but you can't specify the file-name or folder where it will be saved. That's up to the user.

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Jul 25, 2022 Jul 25, 2022

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So where will it print? will it show a prompt for the user? ive seent here is a way to silent print. is that possible?

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Jul 25, 2022 Jul 25, 2022

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Yes, it will prompt the user to enter the file name for each file.

The silent printing command only applies to showing the Print dialog, not to this.

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