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I would like to split pdf files by dragging the file to an icon in the desktop. There is a program line called pdftk that seems to have an option to split pdf files. The syntax seems to be

pdftk <input_files> burst

is there a way that I can create an icon on the desktop that would perform this action?

I tried creating a shortcut to pdftk but dragging a file there does not do anything.

Thank you.

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Create a .bat file with the following contents:

@echo off
start pdftk %1 burst

If you drag & drop a file onto that script, it should do what you want.
You just have to make sure, that pdftk is available in the execution context (like by modifying the PATH environment variable).

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