PDF from Scratch with Airtable Data

  1. Select Airtable as the Trigger App
  2. Choose New Record as the Trigger Event
  3. Set up Trigger Fields
  4. Test Trigger
  5. Select PDF.co as the Action App
  6. Choose Anything to PDF Converter as the Trigger Event
  7. Set up Action Fields
  8. Test Action
  9. Created PDF

This step-by-step tutorial with screenshots will teach you how to create a PDF from scratch with Airtable Data using PDF.co and Zapier.

We will use this sample table I created in Airtable with sample data inside:

Screenshot of Airtable Sample Data
Screenshot of Airtable Sample Data

Let’s start by going to our Zapier dashboard and Make a Zap!

Step 1 – Select Airtable as the Trigger App

  • Search for Airtable from the list of trigger apps

Airtable as Trigger App

Step 2 – Choose New Record as the Trigger Event

  • Select New Record from the list of trigger events

New record as trigger event

Step 3 – Set up Trigger Fields

  • For Base Field, choose the base that you want to use
  • For Table Field, choose the table that you want to use

Set up trigger fields

Step 4 – Test Trigger

Test trigger

Step 5 – Select PDF.co as the Action App

  • Search for PDF.co from the list of action apps

PDF.co as action app

Step 6 – Choose Anything to PDF Converter as the Trigger Event

  • Select Anything to PDF Converter from the list of APIs

Anything to PDF Converter as action event

Step 7 – Set up Action Fields

  • For Input Type, select Raw HTML Code
  • For Input, type in the HTML Code together with the data from Airtable
  • Set the Name of your Output PDF

Set up action fields

Step 8 – Test Action

Test action

Step 9 – Created PDF

  • Here’s the PDF that we created from scratch
Screenshot of Output PDF
Screenshot of Output PDF

We were able to show you how to create a PDF from scratch with Airtable data using PDF.co and Zapier in this tutorial.

Create PDF from Scratch with Airtable Data – Video

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