Bulk print or save of documents relating to many projects

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Hello, here is the challenge which I am grappling with- My company deals with many projects at one time. Each "project" table has a child, "document" table. This corresponds to real life, where each project has many documents. Weekly, we would like to print all documents related to a large (50 and up) number of projects, or at least save them all to one large file. Is there any way to do this?  I can easily run a report which contains only the projects which I would like to print, but how can I extract the docs from all of those projects?
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Internet Explorer (Not Edge) has an option in the print dialog to print all linked documents that looks like this:

 So if you created a code page that had a series of hyperlinks to all the documents you wanted to print you could print them all at once using the above print dialog option:
<a href="bmtpmuqap?a=q&qid=1&dlta=pr~fl6.">report 1</a>
<a href="bmtpm79wg?a=q&qid=1&dlta=pr~fl6.">report 2</a>
You can try it yourself using my page:


When forming your URLs for the <a> elements leave off the ridlist parameter.

If you want more features or non-default print options you would have to use the print option about but include some script to overcome the annoying dialogs that popup when attempting to print.
You can also try contacting Juiced, if you are willing to use 3rd party add on.
I have used them in the past for a similar project.