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File Name Stamper

Maintain a visual reminder of the original file by stamping the filename on the PDF before it is renamed by other processes or combined with other documents.

Maintain a visual reminder of the original file by stamping the filename on the PDF before it is renamed by other processes or combined with other documents.

The File Name Stamper Action automates the process of stamping:

File Name
File Name + Date
Document Title
User-entered text.

About the Document Title
The Document Title is a property of the PDF document. To change the Document Title, choose File>Properties and click on the Description tab.

Extracting the Filename Stamper Action
Before installing the Action, you will need to extract it from this document.
1. In the Attachments Panel at left, select Filename Stamper.sequ
2. Right-click and choose Save Attachment to your desktop or other convenient location

Installing the Filename Stamper Action
To install the Filename Stamper Action
1. Locate the Filename Stamper.sequ file on your desktop (or other location)
2. Double-click the file and click the Import button.

Using the Filename Stamper Action
Before using the Filename Stamper Action, locate the files you wish to process. It’s easiest if all of the files are in the same folder.
Run the Filename Stamper Action
To run the Filename Stamper Action, choose File> Action Wizard> Filename Stamper or open the Tools Pane and choose the Action Wizard to locate the Filename Stamper Action.
Acrobat will ask you to confirm that you wish to run the Action. Click the Next button.

The Select Files Window will open.

Click the Add Files or Add Folders button and locate the files you wish to process.
When finished, click the Next button.

File Name Stamper Action Options
Select the options for processing the files you wish to stamp:

1. Choose whether to stamp the File Name, Document Title or your own custom text
2. See a preview of the text that will be stamped on the document
3. Choose to include the current date and to select the date format
4. Choose the font and size
5. Set the text color for the stamp. Enter a six-digit hexidecimal color
See “Appendix 1: Hexadecimal Color Chart” on page 7 for sample colors
6. Set the position of stamp on the document
7. Set which pages of the file will be stamped
8. Click the Apply button to process documents. Repeat for additional documents in your set.

Editing the Action
It is possible to edit the Filename Stamper Action to change file handling or to include additional operations.
Stamp files, Save to a different Folder and Rename
1. Choose File> Action Wizard> Edit Actions or in the Action Wizard pane and choose Edit Actions
2. Select the File Name Stamper Action and click the Copy button
3. The Edit Action window appears

A) Adjust the Save to menu to Ask When Action is Started

B) Set the Action destination. In the Output Options window add a file name prefix or suffix.

4. Click the Add Instruction Step button. Add some instructions for this manual step in the process. Click the Save button.

Rating

Title
Comment

The file will be downloaded to your Downloads folder. Please refer to the Description text for usage instructions of the action file.

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