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Adobe Acrobat X can it run in background?

Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:05 pm

So, I'm using Adobe Acrobat X to convert batches of excel spreadsheets into a single PDF. Running this is a bit slow and it opens one sheet at a time to get each image. So, you can't do anything else with the PC while this is going on. Is there a way to make this run in the background either in settings or with a newer version? The Excel is version 2003. I can't go to any higher version due to compatibility with needing to link instrument produced (very old Excel sheets) to make reports.
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Re: Adobe Acrobat X can it run in background?

Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:43 pm

If you have an extra Windows license you could run it inside a VM.
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