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divide documents into subfolders

#1 Post by adill441 » 09 Aug 2012 12:26

Hello All

Please help me in this regard

we receive zip files so we extract them and we get hundreds of word files in a folder and i want to divide them into subfolders each subfolder should contain 40 documents after separating them we need to convert word documents into PDF its taking time for separating them.

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#2 Post by foxidrive » 09 Aug 2012 12:42

adill441 wrote:we receive zip files so we extract them and we get hundreds of word files in a folder and i want to divide them into subfolders each subfolder should contain 40 documents


Try this: (untested)

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@echo off
setlocal EnableExtensions EnableDelayedExpansion
set num=1
set c=0
for /f "delims=" %%a in ('dir *.doc /b') do (
if !c! LSS 40 (
      md "files!num!" 2>nul
      move "%%a" "files!num!"
   ) else (
      set /a num+=1
      set c=0
   )
set /a c+=1
)

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#3 Post by adill441 » 09 Aug 2012 19:56

Thank You!!!! :D is there any thing by which we can change this word documents into PDF ?


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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#5 Post by adill441 » 09 Aug 2012 20:35

Hello Foxidrive

i have these software install C:\Program Files (x86)\PDFCreator and i cannot install any new softwate Please advise

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#6 Post by foxidrive » 09 Aug 2012 20:53

I got this from the link above - try it from a cmd prompt and see if it works for you. If so without any prompts then a batch file can help.

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"winword.exe" "file.doc" /mFilePrintDefault



I think you will need to set the default printer to be pdfcreator.

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#7 Post by adill441 » 09 Aug 2012 21:57

Hello Foxidrive

Yeah its working i have put this into the cmd prompt an pdf creator is oepning i have made default printer to be pdfcreator but we have to save each file and i have hundreds file to be converted

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#8 Post by Squashman » 10 Aug 2012 06:02

Did you happen to read the user manual. I think you will find you answer there.
http://www.pdfforge.org/content/pdfcreator-user-manual

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Re: divide documents into subfolders

#9 Post by adill441 » 10 Aug 2012 22:27

Hello Squashman

Please check is this correct

C:\Users\mullahshareef\Desktop\Staters\New folder\PDFCreator.exe/PF"C:\Users\mullahshareef\Desktop\Staters\New folder"

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