Hi, thanks for your reply. The reason is 2-part.
1. It's a way more clunky procedure saving PDFs from the publisher set for just a few selected items (using selected items only as you've shown). You have to either rename the file in publisher properties with a new date (if using the single PDF option), or you have to change the folder name (if you have folders setup in the publisher), or you have to change folder name and file name with the new date, if set up that way.
2. The risk of overwriting complete consent packages when exporting with the publisher sets is high. Say you're under extreme time pressure and stressed to the max and you forget to update either the folder or the file name with for eg. today's date and the previous one is overwritten - we sometimes need to refer back to them. It's all too easy.
All in all it's just so fast and secure to do a right-click > update on the drawings you need, select them, and hit save as.
I'd be happy with using the publisher set if there was a way to autodate a single output PDFs file name. Perhaps I'm missing something. Either way it seems like a redundant option that isn't settable-and-forgettable in archicad and is a nuisance when forgotten, which slows down my workflow. The fewer little things like this to remember the better.
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