How to Extract Bold Text from HTML or PDF – Guide

  1. Setup Trigger, Choose Google Drive as the Trigger App
  2. Choose New File in Folder as the Trigger Event
  3. Select Drive and Folder
  4. Test Trigger
  5. Setup Action, Choose PDF.co as the Action App
  6. Choose PDF to Anything Converter as the Action Event
  7. Setup Action
  8. Test Action
  9. Extracted JSON Output

We prepared this step-by-step tutorial with screenshots to teach you how to extract bold text from HTML or PDF Files using PDF.co and Zapier. We’ll be using the sample PDF below for this tutorial.

Screenshot of the Source File
Screenshot of the Source File

Start by clicking on Make a Zap! at the upper-left corner of your Zapier dashboard.

Step 1: Setup Trigger, Choose Google Drive as the Trigger App

Choose Google Drive as trigger app

Step 2: Choose New File in Folder as the Trigger Event

Choose New File in Folder as the Trigger Event

Step 3: Select Drive and Folder

Select Drive and Folder

Step 4: Test Trigger

Test trigger

We’re now done setting up the trigger for this Zap. Let’s now move on to the action.

Step 5: Setup Action, choose PDF.co as the Action App

Choose PDF.co as the Action App

Step 6: Choose PDF to Anything Converter as the Action Event

Choose PDF to Anything Converter as the action event

Step 7: Setup Action

  • For the Output Format, choose JSON
  • For the PDF URL, choose Web Content Link on the search bar to automatically get the URL of your file in Google Drive
  • For Pages, put 0- to select all pages

Setup action

Step 8: Test Action

We will now Test the action to check for errors if there are any.

Test action

Step 9: Extracted JSON Output

This is the output of our Extracted JSON

Extracted JSON Output
Extracted JSON Output

In this tutorial, you’ve learned how to extract bold text from HTML or PDF Files using PDF.co and Zapier.

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