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Using PDF Services, revisited
Authored by: Jason P on Dec 29, '04 01:04:02PM

I'm total new to scripting and am copying and pasting and referencing a few docs here and there to get what I want to happen, so please take baby steps with me in any reply.

My question is how do I take the script for saving a PDF to a folder, like "Receipts", and get it to NOT overwrite another PDF of the same name? Lets say I buy a lot of things from a site whose receipt page has a front window named "item receipt", and I simply want an elegant automatic way of the file getting appended with some sort iterative suffix prior to the .pdf if there already exists a file of the exact same name? I suppose it doesn't have to be appended prior to the .pdf, but that would be good. The Finder does this when saving Safari downloads. If you duplicate a download it simply appends a number.

Thanks for any help.
Jason



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