This needs to be done in an Action, which has its own limitations and probably won't be able to process all of your files in a single go.
Acrobat is simply not suited for this kind of heavy batch processing, unfortunately.
Is the problem the size of the document or the number of documents? What if I split it in more, smaller, documents (100pg, 400kb each?). Would that help?
What is the alternative for getting this data into excels then?
Not sure if it is relevant, but I'm using Adobe Acrobat Pro DC.
Both could be an issue. You didn't mention how many files you want to process, though...
I have a single document of 4893 pages (22000 kb), I can easily split it in whatever number of documents I need (i.e. 10 docs of 500p each, 20 docs of 250p each, etc... ). Another important thing to mention is that I don't need it to be exported to a single excel... I can easily merge and clean later as many excels as I want using another program.
What do you recommend for converting this data into excel?.
Ah, in that case it might work. I would try either of these combinations.
And you don't need a script. Just add a Save command and then specify its settings to export the file to an Excel spreadsheet.
How do I do the Save command? and how can I run it automatically to several documents sequentially?
You can set an Action to process multiple files by selecting them when you
run it. You can also select the folder where they are located.
To set the files to export to Excel documents add a Save command to your
Action and then click on Specify Settings beneath it. Select "Export
files(s) to alternate format" and then "Excel Workbook". That's it, pretty
On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 4:50 PM, gonzalop29 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I think that will work!! At least it did in my small pilot... I'll let you know once I have time to export the entire file to confirm it works.
Thanks very much!