TL;DR:

1. In this demonstration, we are using the Job application Google form, as shown below.
2. Google form can be associated with a spreadsheet in the backend to hold all data.
3. First, create a new zap.
4. Now, it is time to Test Trigger and analyze the output data.
5. Now, let’s move on to the next step, where we proceed with PDF creation.
6. Let’s configure Anything to PDF and fill out the details below:
7. Before sending the data to PDF.co, let’s review the generated input HTML along with the target PDF file name.
8. Here’s the response from PDF.co.
9. The generated PDF file will look something like this:

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Step by step:

1. In this demonstration, we are using the Job application Google form, as shown below.

Job Application Form

2. Google form can be associated with a spreadsheet in the backend to hold all data. We’ll use this spreadsheet data to generate the output PDF. All new rows in the spreadsheet serve as a trigger to process further action.

Job Application Response Spreadsheet

3. First, create a new zap. We have provided Google Sheets as the input app and New Spreadsheet Row as the trigger. Select Spreadsheet and Worksheet names.

Customize Spreadsheet Row Input and Trigger

4. Now, it is time to Test Trigger and analyze the output data. Before testing, do add a new Google form input. This new input will add a new row in the spreadsheet that we have configured as a trigger for this zap. The data will look like below.

New Spreadsheet Row

5. Now, let’s move on to the next step, where we proceed with PDF creation. Let’s select PDF.co as the App and Anything to PDF Converter as the Event.

Anything to PDF Converter

6. Let’s configure Anything to PDF and fill out the details below:

  • In Source Type field, the parameter value should be Raw HTML code to convert to PDF.
  • In the Input field, enter an HTML code. It should contain data fields from the spreadsheet such as Name, Email, Phone Number, etc.
  • Finally, provide some meaningful output PDF name in the Name field.

Customize Anything to PDF

7. Before sending the data to PDF.co, let’s review the generated input HTML along with the target PDF file name.

input HTML along with target PDF file name

8. Here’s the response from PDF.co. It contains fields such as the URL of the output PDF, the total page count of the generated document, etc.

Test and Review

9. The generated PDF file will look something like this:

PDF result

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