I have a bunch (1000+) drawings in PDF that I need to extract the page sizes of.

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I know how to x-fer the data to Excel, but can't figure out how to get the size from the file.

Any assistance will be appreciated.

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Adobe Community Professional , Dec 12, 2018 Dec 12, 2018
This code will do the former:var pageBox = this.getPageBox("Crop", 0);var pageWidth = pageBox[2]-pageBox[0];var pageHeight = pageBox[1]-pageBox[3];console.println(this.documentFileName + "\t" + pageWidth + "\t" + pageHeight);When the Action is done open the JS Console window (Ctrl+J) and you'll be able to copy the text over directly to an Excel spreadsheet.Notice the values shown are in PostScript Points, though. If you want another unit let me know and I'll adjust it for you.Also notice that th...

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What version of Acrobat do you have?

Do all the files have just a single page? If not, you'll need to export the sizes of all the pages, as they can vary.

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I have Acrobat Pro DC.

Each drawing can be multiple pages, but the sheet sizes are constant within each drawing.

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OK. You can use an Action to extract the sizes to the console (although that has limited capacity), to a Report object or even just to a global variable, which later on can be written out to a text file.

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This code will do the former:

var pageBox = this.getPageBox("Crop", 0);

var pageWidth = pageBox[2]-pageBox[0];

var pageHeight = pageBox[1]-pageBox[3];

console.println(this.documentFileName + "\t" + pageWidth + "\t" + pageHeight);

When the Action is done open the JS Console window (Ctrl+J) and you'll be able to copy the text over directly to an Excel spreadsheet.

Notice the values shown are in PostScript Points, though. If you want another unit let me know and I'll adjust it for you.

Also notice that those values are of the first page's Crop box only. Each page has multiple boxes and each of those can be different in size...

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Outstanding! I really appreciate you assistance... Thanks!

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