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Old 09-19-2010, 04:22 AM   #1
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change jpg to pdf in automator

im a newbie how do i do this? i have a 50 odd folder each with 30 or so jpg's and i want to convert them all to pdfs. i have found in automator how to change image types but not into pdfs.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:23 AM   #2
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If you have GraphicConverter, you can explore its AppleScript dictionary. I don't have it; it might be worthwhile to try it out.
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:45 AM   #3
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is the command line utility for this. Essentially, it prints to a PDF.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:21 AM   #4
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Benwiggy is right. Here's a link showing how to use it here.
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Old 09-19-2010, 10:58 AM   #5
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Automator has a built-in action called 'Change type of images' that does precisely what you're asking.
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:25 PM   #6
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I wrote a cocoa tutorial "ix" (icon extractor). The purpose of ix is to create a single PDF with the images from one or more icons. However it's equally happy with any graphic input including jpg.


The documentation is: http://clanmills.com/articles/cocoatutorials/ix.pdf and the code's available at http://clanmills.com/articles/cocoatutorials/ix.zip

As an example (from the terminal in directory of jpgs)
$ ix myPDF.pdf *.jpg
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