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I am trying to print 1000 .pdf file's with 2 pages each. I've got this:

@echo off
set filelocation="F:\TP\T\1"
set filetype="*.pdf"
set printer="\\gh0cd33\HP LaserJet 400 M401 PCL 6"
cd %filelocation%
for %%f in (%filetype%) do AcroRd32.exe /t %%f %printer% & timeout 5 >nul    

The problem with it is that it prints one .pdf page per paper sheet [from 1 .pdf with 2 pages I get 2 paper sheets instead of 1], altrough the printers default settings are "print on both sides".
Im running this from a Win10.
Last year Ive done this:

Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
DWORD -> MultipleInvokePromptMinimum -> 16

to print more then 15 files , but now all it does is to print the file Ive right clickt even trough tere ware 20 files selected.

  • Can you clarify: you say "prints only one page {although set for duplex}." Do you mean it prints 2 single-sided pages, or do you mean that it is only printing page 1. – Yorik Mar 29 '18 at 14:18
  • Lets say I use this batch file to print only 1 .pdf with 2 pages, I want the output to be one paper file printed on both sides(front and back) [double sided] – Ghidus Miclaus Mar 30 '18 at 5:13
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Regarding the MultipleInvokePromptMinimum,
If you set it to 16 the Print, Edit and Open options will no longer hide when selecting more then 15 files, BUT it will only Print/Edit/Oppen 16 files, if more are selected it will take action only on the file you right click.

NOTE:
This does not answer the question , it only explains why your last metod did not work( I do not have enought Rep to add it as a comment).

Side NOTE:
I strongly sugest you to wait for a proper answer to your question rather then making the limit 2000 files, even if you have a realy good workstation it is bound to break in the middle of printing .

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