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Joining Multiple PDFs with MAX

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I have built a flow that uses Max to gather a bunch of PDF file all the same size, I then want to Join them to create 1 file to pass to a cut and stack imposition. But when I use Max and run it into a join the output file only has the last file in it so it looks like you can't join with Max.

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MAX Input -> Preflight ->WaterMak (add info to PDF) -> Join -> Impose (Cut and stack) -> Watermark (add static Bleed) -> Save

Based on what I have read about Join you have to submit the files and select [Submit All Documents As A Job Group" but there does not seem to be a way to do that in MAX.

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Re: Joining Multiple PDFs with MAX

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Use of Group Key and Order ID in Max allows one to specify job groups.

From HELP:

Order ID: Specifies that manifest rows with a given Order ID are submitted as jobs within a job group. This option allows creation of multiple job groups from rows that share the same Group Key. The jobs in the Job Groups are sequenced based on the Job Group Sequence Behavior.
Group Key: Defines manifest rows with a given Order ID value to be submitted as jobs within a job group.
All rows in a manifest that share the same value for the Order ID and Group Key columns are submitted as a single job group.