How do I use Photoshop for Batch Resizing?

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I have not been able to find anything in Photoshop CS6 that allows me to take my QTY 6 to 10 '47 3/4 x 23 3/4' artwork files and output them to the exact size my customer wants. 47 x 23, 45.75 x 21.875, etc. How can there be no capability in PS to easily change the aspect ratio of all files at the time I resize them? Of course I could record an action and do it this way but that is just extra work.

So I keep an old copy of PS Elements 3 on my computer that does this task the way it should be done. I can specify an exact L and W, or check the 'lock aspect ratio' button.

Somebody at Adobe either removed this capability, or a sharper software guy/gal was responsible for the Elements product line.
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It isn't. But the limited batch commands in Elements are just easier to use than the much more flexible Batch and javascript options available in Photoshop.

The batch command in Photoshop does what you request, but you will have to record an action to do exactly what you want. The "Image Processor" JavaScript can also do that, one size at a time, and even save multiple file formats if needed.