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How do i trigger a Action based on FTP Files arriving

New Here ,
Jun 18, 2021 Jun 18, 2021

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I am converting certain files that are FTP'd into a certain folder to postscript (already figured this part out). I want minimal to zero manual intervention and need help triggering this action based on when the files arrive in the Folder. Any ideas ? I am using Acrobat Pro DC.

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Jun 18, 2021 Jun 18, 2021

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Not possible with Acrobat. It doesn't have a "watched folder" functionality, but Distiller does. It only works with local folders, though. I don't think you can set it up to watch an FTP folder.

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Jun 18, 2021 Jun 18, 2021

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Ok..makes sense. So then how would I  set Distiller to watch a Local Folder and trigger corresponding Actions in Acrobat DC ?

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Jun 18, 2021 Jun 18, 2021

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Distiller converts only Postscript files into PDF!

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Ok..makes sense. So then how would I  set Distiller to watch a Local Folder and trigger corresponding Actions in Acrobat DC ?

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Jun 19, 2021 Jun 19, 2021

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Not possible. The only thing Distiller does is convert PostScript files to PDFs.

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What kind of action do you want to perform in Acrobat, anyway?

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