How to convert PXL/PCL to PDF with bookmarks via command line

With the help of EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line, you can convert PXL/PCL to PDF with bookmarks.

EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line is a powerful command line application that can convert PXL and PCL print files to PDF and add bookmarks (navigational links to content or points of interest within a document) to the converted PDF document so that you can quickly locate and link to a special part of the document.

Just by following the instructions below, you can successfully convert PXL/PCL print files to PDF and add bookmarks to the output PDF.

1. Download & install

At first, please free download this application via clicking the following button.

download  EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line

Then, please double click the downloaded file and follow the setup wizard to install it on the computer. In the installed folder, you will find an executable file named pcltool.exe which is the called program in the MS-DOS command prompt window.

2. Input commands

In order to input commands, you need to open the MS-DOS command prompt window at first. Then, you can follow the command line template shown below to input your commands.

pcltool [options] <pcl-file> [<pdf-file>]

Where:

  • pcltool: call the program
  • [options]: set parameters
  • <pcl-file>: specify the source PXL/PCL file
  • [<pdf-file >]: specify the target PDF file

To add bookmarks to the output PDF, you can use the following three options: -bookmark 1, -bookmark 2 and -bookmark 3. The meanings of the above three options are explained as follows:

  • -bookmark 1:Use short filename as bookmarks
  • -bookmark 2:Use full filename as bookmarks
  • -bookmark 3: Use short filename without suffix as bookmarks

For example,

  • pcltool.exe -bookmark 1 C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf
  • pcltool.exe -bookmark 2 C:\in.pxl C:\out.pdf
  • pcltool.exe -bookmark 3 C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf

The first example is to convert a PCL file to PDF and use short filename as the bookmarks of the output PDF document.

The second example is to convert a PXL file to PDF and use full filename as the bookmarks of the PDF document.

The third example is to convert a PCL file to PDF and use short filename without suffix as the bookmarks of the converted PDF document.

After you input the commands, please press the Enter button on the keyboard to run the commands.

Then, you can get your target PDF document in the specified location.

This is the end of this article and you can get full version of EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line here.

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