The Windows version of Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) has a feature where I can select a group of files and hit "Combine supported files in Acrobat" in the context menu and it will present me with a menu to merge them. Is there a way to access this feature from the command line? I found Acrobat's command line documentation which lists a paltry set of features, so this might not be possible.

Is there documentation on how to do this? acrobat.exe /? and help acrobat.exe do nothing. The latter tells me to use the former and the former opens acrobat and tells me it couldnt find the file named /?


I don't think the combine files function is supported via command line; you may try passing more than one file name and see what happens, however.

For such a task, on Mac, I would use Automator or create an AppleScript droplet. I am not sufficiently familiar with the Windows version, but there, it should be possible to create something using IAC/DDE.

  • I'm specifically asking about the Windows version, though. – Michael A Oct 3 '18 at 20:01

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