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I have a directory full of ArcGIS map package files (mpk) that I need to export to pdf. Is it possible to automate it so I don't have to open and export each one manually?

I need to open each map package, switch to layout view, export to pdf, close it, and repeat with the next map package file.

Any ideas, hints etc mucho appreciated!

Thanks

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Does [the help] (gis.stackexchange.com/questions/7147/…). It batch prints MXD's located in a common directory. –  dchaboya Jul 30 '12 at 22:27
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I would use the Export Package tool from the Data Management toolset to perform the unpacking in a Python script. Once unpacked the comment by @dchaboya should make the rest straightforward.

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