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Topic: Creative Batch Processing
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 109632
From: mtorbin
Date: 4/15/2004 05:49 AM

Hey all,

I have version 6.0 Professional (Macintosh) and I am having the following trouble with regards to batch processing.  I have 80 or so PDFs that I want to run through a custom sequence as follows:

1) Open Document
2) Remove Security W/ Password: XYZ
3) Insert Pages After Last
4) Find ALL References to WWW.[My Domain].COM And Create A Link
5) Add New Security Features W/ Password: XYZ
6) Close Document

You'd think this would be rather simple to set up but I'm having the most trouble in the world setting this up.  At this point I have everything but step 4.  Does anyone have any suggestions?  Do I have to code this in JavaScript?  Is there a Hack?

Thanks for the help!

 - MT
Matt Torbin
Web and Graphic Arts Engineer

aim: dgtlby
direct email: mtorbin_at_earthlink_dot_net

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