Generating high-quality text with artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT has become increasingly popular in recent years. However, even with the most advanced technology, reviewing and editing the text to ensure accuracy and readability is still important.

PDF.co simplify the review and editing process for ChatGPT-generated text. The annotations feature allows reviewers to mark up and comment on specific parts of the document, making it easier to track and communicate feedback. Additionally, the PDF.co platform integrates with Zapier, allowing users to automate the workflow further and save time on working the tasks.

In this guide, we’ll take you through generating a ChatGPT document and adding annotations using PDF.co and Zapier. So let’s get started!

  1. Create a Zap
  2. Add ChatGPT App
  3. Connect ChatGPT Account
  4. Setup ChatGPT Configuration
  5. Test ChatGPT Action
  6. ChatGPT Test Result
  7. Add PDF.co App
  8. Connect PDF.co Account
  9. Setup PDF.co Configuration
  10. Test PDF.co Action
  11. PDF.co Test Result
  12. Generated PDF Document
  13. Add Another PDF.co App
  14. Configure PDF.co Settings
  15. Test Action
  16. Test Result
  17. Output

Kindly follow the simple step-by-step guide below:

Step 1: Create a Zap

  • Let’s start by logging into your Zapier account and clicking on the Create Zap button.

After creating a zap, navigate to the action step and proceed to add an app.

Step 2: Add ChatGPT App

  • Let’s add the ChatGPT app and enter the Conversation option. This will allow you to send a chat to OpenAI and generate a text completion based on your input.

Add ChatGPT App

Step 3: Connect ChatGPT Account

  • Now, connect your ChatGPT account to Zapier. This allows Zapier to access your ChatGPT data and use it in your workflows.

Connect ChatGPT Account

Step 4: Setup ChatGPT Configuration

  • To configure ChatGPT for use with Zapier, start by entering the message you want the AI assistant to respond to and generate.
  • You can also set parameters such as Model, Temperature, Top_p, Assistant Instruction, Username, and Assistant Name values to customize the response. For this example, we’ll use the default values.
  • Add a unique Memory Key value to allow the assistant to continue the conversation.

Setup ChatGPT Configuration

Step 5: Test ChatGPT Action

  • After setting up the configuration, it’s important to test the action and ensure that the document is generated correctly. This can be done by sending a test message to ChatGPT and verifying that the generated response is what you expected.

Test ChatGPT Action

Step 6: ChatGPT Test Result

  • Great! ChatGPT successfully process our request and return a generated document. Let’s proceed to add another app and convert it to PDF.

ChatGPT Test Result

Step 7: Add PDF.co App

  • Next, we will integrate the PDF.co app and select the HTML to PDF Converter to transform the generated document into a PDF format.

Add PDF.co App

Step 8: Connect PDF.co Account

  • Now, connect your PDF.co account to Zapier by adding the API Key. You can obtain the API Key from your PDF.co dashboard.

Connect PDF.co Account

Step 9: Setup PDF.co Configuration

Let’s set up the PDF.co configuration to convert the generated document into a PDF format.

  • First, add the Assistant Message Response from ChatGPT to the Payload field.
  • Next, customize the parameters such as page orientation, page size, margins, and media type according to your preferences.
  • Finally, enter your desired output file name in the File Name field.

Setup PDF.co Configuration
Setup PDF.co Configuration

Step 10: Test PDF.co Action

  • We will now proceed to test the conversion of the generated document from ChatGPT to PDF format.

Test PDF.co Action

Step 11: PDF.co Test Result

  • Excellent! The test was successful in converting the generated document to PDF format. Now, let’s add another app to the zap and use PDF.co’s annotation feature to add notes and underlines to the PDF document. This will allow for reviewing and editing the text generated by ChatGPT.

PDF.co Test Result

Step 12: Generated PDF Document

  • Here is the PDF document generated by ChatGPT.
Generated PDF Document
Generated PDF Document

Step 13: Add Another PDF.co App

  • Next, let’s add another app to our Zap and select PDF.co. Then, choose the PDF Filler option which allows us to add annotations to a PDF document.

Add Another PDF.co App

Step 14: Configure PDF.co Settings

Let’s configure the PDF.co settings.

  • Start by entering the PDF.co output URL from the generated PDF document.
  • Next, specify the x and y coordinates where you want to add the annotations, along with the page range. Then, input the text and notes you want to include in the PDF document, along with the desired font name, font size, underline, and font color. You can use the PDF.co PDF Edit Add Helper tool to get the coordinates of the PDF document.

Configure PDF.co Settings

Step 15: Test Action

  • Now, let’s test the action to add annotations to the PDF document using PDF.co.

Test Action

Step 16: Test Result

  • Well done! The test was successful and annotations have been added to the PDF document. To view the output, simply copy the URL and paste it into your browser.

Test Result

Step 17: Output

  • Here is the PDF document with added annotations that were successfully generated using PDF.co and Zapier.
PDF Document with Added Annotations
PDF Document with Added Annotations

In this tutorial, you learned how to generate a document with ChatGPT and add annotations to it with PDF.co and Zapier. You learned how to set up the ChatGPT app and configure its settings to generate a response from OpenAI. You also learned how to connect your PDF.co account to Zapier and use its HTML to PDF Converter to convert the generated document into a PDF format. Additionally, you learned how to set up the PDF.co app and add annotations to the PDF document with the PDF Filler option.