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TOP TIPS - November 2011

How to create a batch script to move pdf files into page count folders
Products required in this tip are: Rapid PDF Count v2.11 or greater

IMPORTANT NOTE: In this example it presumes all your pdf's are in folder c:\pdffiles folder and you want to copy them to c:\move\<pagecount> folder.  (it's self explanitory to change the scripts to other folders - see below)

Scripts for below can be downloaded here: http://www.traction-software.co.uk/tips/scripts/tip-nov-rapidcount.zip

please place the scripts in the c:\move folder.

1. Install Rapid PDF Count 2

2.create a dos .bat script, open a new file c:\move\script.bat in notepad.

(copy and paste below)

for %%a in (c:\pdffiles\*.pdf) do c:\move\script2.bat "%%a"

3. create a dos .bat script, open a new file c:\move\script2.bat in notepad.

(copy and paste below)

CD "C:\Program Files\Traction Software\Rapid PDF Count"
RapidPdfCount -P %1 -h -p -q
set PC=c:\move\%ERRORLEVEL%
mkdir c:\move
mkdir %PC%
copy %1 %PC%



4. now double click the script.bat file to run it.

output example screen shot:-


The 1 and 6 folder were created with the source pdf files with corresponding page counts.

If you wish to move instead of copy files change the last line of script2.bat to move command.

5. To hide the Rapid PDF Count 2 startup splash screen go into Rapid PDF Count Setup menu-->Options...  check the  "Disable startup splash" checkbox.

6. to schedule this to run e.g. weekly use windows task scheduler e.g. Windows start menu-->control panel, scheduled.
Add scheduled task

point the command to run to c:\move\script.bat

 

 

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