If you are printing a number of marked topics, you will find it convenient to do so without needing to deal with a confirmation dialog for each file save. There are currently several methods for batch printing topics without individual file confirmation. Note that all these methods results in files printed to PDFs, not actual printouts.
This method will result in a separate PDF file for each document that you print. If you need a single PDF file containing multiple documents, you can use an external tool to combine the PDF files together. (For example, Adobe has an online tool that should work for this.)
DBDOC 11.1 can batch print any combination of documents (graphics or text) using the combination of Bullzip PDF Printer and a utility called PrintHTML. To set this up, please use the following instructions:
You should now be able to print any number of marked text topics to pdf files without needing to confirm a save location for each file. You should also be able to set captions on text documents.
Currently DBDOC 11.0 can only batch print graphical documents (CAD/CLD, graphics, AutoCADs, etc), not text documents, and you must choose either Microsoft Print to PDF or Microsoft XPS Document Writer as the printer, i.e. your documents will be printed to PDF, not the actual printer. You can then use many utilities to combine or print the PDF files, should you require actual printed documents.
If you print a single marked topic, the destination dialog box will be presented to you.
If you print multiple marked topics, the last destination will be used without prompting, on the assumption that you know where you look for the documents which Hyperview prints. If you have any question about where they went, just call for printing of a single topic (fast print "P" will do) and look at where it wants to put it. You will find your printed topics there.
DBDOC 10.7 can batch print any combination of documents (graphics or text) using the Bullzip PDF Printer. To set this up, please use the following instructions:
After installing Bullzip (regardless of what DBDOC version you use), we recommend that you should apply these settings in order to be able to print multiple documents at once from DBDOC.
This is where you can specify the folder you want to save the PDFs in -- use the "..." for the File Name field and choose a folder.
Inside that folder, you should specify the name of the file as <smarttitle>.pdf so that Bullzip can pick up appropriate names for your documents from DBDOC.
This is where you are telling Bullzip to not show a confirmation dialog.
Here you could ask Bullzip to open the saved files or the folder containing them, but if there are a lot of files, you probably don't want to do this.
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