Pass multiple ids as Views Arguments in the Rule action Save PDF as file on server

I’m using views PDF to print out a list of nodes on a single PDF, one per page. Now I have more than 1000 nodes/pages on a single generated pdf, so I’m trying to use VBO and Rules to create a view where I can filter/select the nodes I need and execute a Rule component that saves the resulting pdf on the server and sets a field “printed” to “yes” on those nodes.

The problem is that every time I fire my Rule the saved PDF has just the last selected node via VBO. On the “Views Arguments” of the “Save PDF as file on server” action, instead of [node:nid] I’ve tried writing manually some node ids (eg. 1,2,3…) and it works fine: the saved PDF has all the written nodes printed out.

Probably I have to write some PHP code to print the VBO-passed ids as a single csv argument. I’ve tried something like this and doesn’t work, blank pdf page. How to debug?

<? $vboNids=arg(1); echo implode(",",$vboNids); ?> 

Thanx in advance.

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