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Hi guys

Looking to automate...I have PDF files...Need to convert them all to 2 pages each but more specifically, retain only the first and last.

Searched a lot and hitting the wall....Any ideas? Just directions would do...

Not sure how to "print to file" and I believe |ShellExecuteWait($sFilePath, " /h /p", "", "print", @SW_HIDE)| doesn't give options of what pages...

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QuickPDF UDF

Or

Pdftk + mupdf + Acrobat Reader 


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