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Publish file naming for single pdf


As discussed over here...


Is it possible to make the custom naming scheme apply to single pdfs as well as to sets of multiple pdfs? 


At the moment, if you publish only one you have to manually name the file. 


Should be an easy fix since the function is already there? (She said, probably massively underestimating how complicated this will be to implement) 



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On 9/28/2020 at 11:34 AM, A.D.K. said:

Is it possible to make the custom naming scheme apply to single pdfs as well as to sets of multiple pdfs? 

Yes is possible through a workaround

First publish multiple sheets to PDF and make sure that the option for Export PDFs as separate files is active in the File Export Options

In the Multi-File Naming Scheme set it to Custom name and in the Custom Naming Scheme set Sheet Title as the name (or Sheet# or whatever you want it to be)

Close the File Export Options dialog

Remove the sheets you don't want to publish and then hit the publish button


Now you should get a PDF with the sheet title as filename


you can save these settings to the predefined Multli-File Naming Scheme. As long as the "Export PDFs as separate files" is active you should be able to export a single sheet or designlayer to a named PDF with the name of the respective layer


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