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I know there's a lot of variety of talent on here, so I thought I'd ask and see if someone can point me in the right direction.

Here's the problem.
I have hundreds of individual pdf's that need to be combined into multiple pdf's based on a set of data. For instance, I may have 40 folders filled with pdf's, where I need a single pdf created for each folder. Right now, my only solution is to individually go into each folder and use the combine in acrobat feature.

Is there an easier way? This has to be done on a daily basis, and the number of final pdf's range anywhere from 30-80. Not to mention I'm having to compile the pdf's to merge into these individual folders first.

What would be beautiful if it exists, is if I can create pdf's based on a data file output from my database.

Anyways, thanks for the help. Smile

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Not sure if this will be of

Not sure if this will be of any help.
http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/

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Interesting. Looking through

Interesting. Looking through that now...Thanks for the suggestion deuce.

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Just in case anyone else

Just in case anyone else searches for this same information or is interested for whatever reason.

That worked perfectly Deuce. Long story short, wrote a dataport out of our database as a batch file that writes the file combining information. i.e

pdftk test1/*.pdf output test1.pdf
pdftk test2/*.pdf output test2.pdf
etc...

This automatically takes all the pdf images from a specific folder and combines them into a single pdf. By using the batch file I'm able to run it multiple times for a different set of subfolders. Luckily, I keep pdf file location information stored in our database so that all I have to do is export that batch file, run it, and all my compiled pdfs are created for me. Thanks a ton deuce!

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No problem. Made a system

No problem.
Made a system similar to that for an online ordering system that had to send PDFs of orders to distributors and what not... was tons of fun Smile

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