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Batch musx to pdf

Postby Bill Stevens » Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:10 pm

I know we've danced this dance before, but I'm in the process of upgrading my gazillion mus files to musx and would like to batch create pdf's.

I'm sure others have been through this process and can recommend the best procedure. If it requires buying an app I wouldn't mind that.

Thanks,

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Re: Batch musx to pdf

Postby Peter Thomsen » Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:06 pm

I do not know about the “batch” step, but I suppose that a FinaleScript script could do at least the conversion to PDF:

Graphics Tool.
Graphics menu > Export Pages…
In the pop up menu, choose PDF.
OK.
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Re: Batch musx to pdf

Postby David Ward » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:41 pm

I may be wrong, but I suspect member of this forum BuonTempi may have developed a means of doing this. He's not so often here now as he has largely moved to using Dorico, but a direct message might get through to him.
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Re: Batch musx to pdf

Postby Nick Mazuk » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:42 pm

You're on a Mac, so figuring something out using Keyboard Maestro or Automator shouldn't take too long to do. Automator is even built in to a Mac.

Both of these are designed to automate repetitive tasks like batch creation of PDF files.
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