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Aug 30, 2006

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In order to have an audit trail / track a document, I want to print the file name as a header or footer when printing the documents. How can this be done?

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Print File Name with pdf Document

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In order to have an audit trail / track a document, I want to print the file name as a header or footer when printing the documents. How can this be done?

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Nov 09, 2006

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I have exactly the same question; it's unimaginable that this can't be done.

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you can do it with a JavaScript.

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Explorer ,
Nov 13, 2006

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Add some JavaScript to your document as a "Will print" event.

Details in the Acrobat JavaScript Guide.

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Nov 13, 2006

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Ok, thanks, but I don't know JavaScript, and even if I did your answer suggests that it needs to be done de novo for each document for which you need this information. We create many documents each day from a web-based banking application, and it would be great if Acrobat would simply handle this. I'm amazed Adobe hasn't built this in.

If I've misunderstood the custom nature of your solution, please let me know. And if you'd care to toss in some JavaScript, great!

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Thanks.

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I read your question as how to do that for a particular document - so yes, the embedded JavaScript would need to be included in that document. You could certainly have this done on the server as well, as part of your creation process.

As to have Acrobat do this - although Acrobat itself doesn't include this functionality - I believe there are some 3rd party plugins for Acrobat that can add this.

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