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Flatten many pdfs in acrobat pro DC

New Here ,
Apr 22, 2017 Apr 22, 2017

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I have many pdf files that need to be flattened. Is there anyway to flatten all of these files in one time?

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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 22, 2017 Apr 22, 2017
You can try the Action Wizard in Adobe Acrobat Pro.

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Apr 22, 2017 Apr 22, 2017

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You can try the Action Wizard in Adobe Acrobat Pro.

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Apr 22, 2017 Apr 22, 2017

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It's work. Thank you!

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Jan 10, 2019 Jan 10, 2019

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Can you provide a step by step.

I see how I can flatten one document.  I can't figure how to flatten several documents at a time.

Preferably, I could flatten as I am combing files - but that may be asking for too much

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Jan 10, 2019 Jan 10, 2019

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Preferably I could flatten as I am combining files.

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Jan 10, 2019 Jan 10, 2019

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Create an Action that executes the following JS code and then saves the file:

this.flattenPages();

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May 09, 2021 May 09, 2021

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Yes, I have your suggestion working in a Windows environment, but when I attempt to use the form with this command on an Android device it does not flatten the file. I am attempting to create a form that can be used on an Android device where the document is flattened before transmission and is not editable after it is emailed. Thoughts? Suggestions? 

 

 

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May 09, 2021 May 09, 2021

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There isn't really a way to do that on a mobile device, I'm afraid. Certainly not by flattening.

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Acrobat Reader for Android doesn't support the method flattenPages()

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