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Is there some software (or something that creates some batch file, or something) that can automate several steps from different softwares?

For example:

I wish to open file X.HTML in word, save it as a file type X.docx, change some properties of the file (say, have all the images inserted into the file) and then print it using a printer that turns it into PDF (say, cutePDF).

I can manually do it for each of these files, but I want something that will be able to automate this for me.

Any directions?

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What you described can all be done from within Word so if that's your scenario you don't need to go beyond msword macros. If you need anything more sophisticated you can try AutoIT.

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+1 for autoit... – hbdgaf Sep 21 '11 at 8:00

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