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#49183 - 09/02/14 01:33 AM Naming individual PDF's

Hi all,

Can PSM output individual PDF's using a variable for the File name from the data?
i.e. data field has invoice number 0001, 0002, 0003 etc, output x-amount of PDF's based on variable 'invoice number' to have 0001.pdf, 0002.pdf, etc etc.
l don't think its possible but l'm are not a Guru, can someone confirm please.


#49187 - 09/02/14 09:43 AM Re: Naming individual PDF's [Re: ]
Raphael Lalonde Lefebvre Offline
OL Expert

Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 4956
Loc: Objectif Lune Montreal
Hi ITRulz,

With just PrintShop Mail alone, while you can split a pdf on every records and save multiple splits in a folder, it won't let you control the name, and will automatically name them "XXXXXXXX_job2.pdf", "XXXXXXXX_job3.pdf", and so on...

However, it would be possible if you had PlanetPress Workflow, which can also integrate our PrintShop Mail software. It would allow you to generate a pdf file, split it and control the names of the splits. Of course, a PlanetPress Workflow license is rather expensive, especially if that's the only thing you need it for, but that's an option to consider.

Raphaël Lalonde Lefebvre

#49199 - 09/02/14 07:24 PM Re: Naming individual PDF's [Re: ]

Thanks otaku smile

it's what we thought (expected).


#50566 - 01/08/15 12:10 PM Re: Naming individual PDF's [Re: ]
alyr_1481 Offline
OL Newbie

Registered: 09/08/14
Posts: 8
With some Linux/GhostScript tricks you can get PSM to do it. We have many clients that like us to produce individual pdf of each statement mailed with a file name that is in the data. Let me know if you want me to walk through it - but this probably isn't the best place to do it!