RE: Converting 1000s of files to PDF

Subject: RE: Converting 1000s of files to PDF
From: "Backer, Corinne" <CBacker -at- glhec -dot- org>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 11:28:21 -0500

Sorry, but what's a "watched folder?" And how would one set up this
arrangement?

TIA
Corinne

-----Original Message-----
From: Michele Marques [mailto:mmarques -at- cms400 -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 9:02 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Converting 1000s of files to PDF


Dick Margulis <margulis -at- fiam -dot- net> provides part of the process for
automation,
but leaves one mind-numbing step un-automated. Is there a solution to this
part?

> Set up a watched folder for Distiller, and drag batches of files into
> that folder.

Actually, I print postscript directly to the watched folder, but same
deal.
>
> Of course first you have to print all those documents to PS files before
> you can distill them, but you can do that batchwise from Windows
> Explorer.

But here's the mind-numbing part: Windows prompts for the
filenames for each of the postscript files! I would like to keep the
same filename (just have the PS or even PRN extension). Does
anyone know of how to automate this bit?

- Michele

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Michele Marques
Technical Writer, CMS Manufacturing Systems
mmarques -at- cms400 -dot- com
905-477-4499 x280

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