AutoCAD Inventor :: Batch Print Series Of DWGs (2012) Through Task Scheduler

Nov 29, 2011

I am trying to batch print a series of Inventor dwg's (2012) thru task scheduler.

However, if I try to select any files that have a "-" in the filename it get teh following error: "....... The above filename is invalid."

Filename example:  XXXXXX-XXXX.dwg

I have tried files without the "-" and they appear to work just fine from the same folder.

Is Task Scheduler limited on characters?  If so what are the limitations on filenames that Task Scheduler will work?

Win 7 64 bit.

Inventor Pro 2012

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