How Do I Extract Bold Text from PDF in Python

  1. Install request module
  2. Add API Key
  3. Path to Source and Output File
  4. Setup Parameters
  5. Run Program
  6. Extract Bold Text Demo

Ever wonder “how do I extract bold text from PDF in Python”? We prepare this step-by-step tutorial with screenshots to teach you how to extract bold text from PDF in Python with PDF Extractor API.

We have this sample PDF that we can use for this tutorial.

Screenshot of Source File
Screenshot of Source File

Here’s what the output for this tutorial looks like.

Screenshot of Output XML
Screenshot of Output XML

Step 1 – Install request module

  • First of all, if you haven’t installed it yet, kindly install the requests module. You can do it by running this python -m pip install requests in your command line.

Step 2 – Add API Key

  • Insert your API key into your Python code. You may get your API key here.

Add API Key

Step 3 – Path to Source and Output File

  • Add the path to your source and output file

Add path to source and output file

Step 4 – Setup Parameters

  • Set up the parameters for your PDF to XML conversion

Set up parameters

Step 5 – Run Program

  • Once you’re done with your code, you may now run your program. You can see the output file in your folder

Run program

Step 6 – Extract Bold Text Demo

  • Here’s the program in action
Output XML using Python
Output XML using Python

You’ve learned how to extract bold text from PDF in Python with PDF Extractor API.

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