How it Works – PDF Bates Numberer Software

Ensure that no external application is holding any locks on the PDF files that you are going to Bates number otherwise, the software may warn you about the same with an error.

STEP 1

Start » Programs » SysTools PDF Bates Numberer » SysTools PDF Bates Numberer given below screen will be shown to you:

pdf-bates-numberer
STEP 2

To start "Bates Numbering" click on "Bates" option

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STEP 3

Once users click on “Bates” following screen will appear on which they need to select one of the provided options:
Generate Bates Numberer – Insert Bates numbers in the PDF files with this option. It facilitates Bates Numbers to the selected PDF files.
Generate Bates Number for File Series – In this option you have a combination of PDF file page and file series. The software provides a Bates number to all the pages & files contained in the selected folder.
Print PDF – Via this option you can take the print of the Bates numbered pages on paper.

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STEP 4

Let’s start with “Generate Bates Numbers” option. Click on “Next”.

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STEP 5

Now a screen will display where you need to "Add File/Add Folder" by browsing local folder for the selection of desired PDF file(s).

add files
STEP 6

Now you can select the PDF files that you want to stamp with Bates numbering from the browsed location.

open pdf files
STEP 7

The current screen will display all the selected files. Put a check mark on the option “Remove Encryption From PDF File(s)” given on the left pane of the tool. Click on “Next”

selected pdf file
STEP 8

Now you need to fill out the required details as per your need. An example has been shown in the image below, showing how to fill out the form.

bates number details
STEP 9

If you want to keep your data confidential then you need to write “Confidential Text” on “Additional Text Option”.

confidential text
STEP 10

Now you can provide a specific position to your text input by selecting options from "Additional Text Positioning".

additional text positining
STEP 11

Once you are done with the selection, click on “Next”

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STEP 12

Now you have to provide position to the selected pages by choosing the provided Bates Number Positioning options and apply the same series on other PDF pages.

bates number positioning
STEP 13

You have to select the Font Color and Size as per your requirement.

font size
STEP 14

Then select “File Naming Convention” from the given 2 options: Retain Original File Name/First Bates Number.

retain original file name
STEP 15

Select the destination folder where you want to keep the stamped PDF files and then click on “Next”.

destination location
STEP 16

Software will display the specific location when you click on “Browse” option.

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STEP 17

A display screen will appear where you will see the information selected in the previous steps.

selected files
STEP 18

You can click on “Preview” to view how your PDF pages will appear after Bates stamping.

preview data
STEP 19

After Bates stamping the document pages will appear like that.

preview
STEP 20

Once agreed with the preview, you can click on “Generate” option to start the process of Bates numbering your PDF.

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STEP 21

Within a few minutes your PDF Bates stamping process will complete.

bates numbers generation process completed
STEP 22

After Completion of bates number generation process, the software will show the complete status report.

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