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We prepared this step-by-step tutorial with screenshots on how to turn off the text layer when converting PDF to PNG or PDF to JPG in Zapier.

Due to great variations of input sources, this tutorial will assume you have already set up the trigger phase before the “Do this” part, where PDF.co comes into play.

  1. Set Up PDF.co for Zapier and Select App & Event
  2. Set Action Event and Output Format
  3. Input Required Data for Customize Pdf to Anything
  4. Test & Review
  5. Check Result and Wrap Up

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As input PDF form, we will use IRS form 1040 (also known as Form 1040, Form 1040-SR, and 1040-NR)

IRS Form F1040

1. Set Up PDF.co for Zapier and Select App & Event

  • Set up your PDF.co for Zapier
  • Under “Do this …” Choose App & Event search and select PDF.co from the list of apps

Set PDF To Anything As The Action Step

2. Set Action Event and Output Format

  •  Under Choose Action Event select PDF To Anything
  • Under Customize PdF To Anything set the Output Format to PNG image or JPG

Customize PDF To Anything Converter With Form Data

3. Input Required Data for Customize Pdf to Anything

  • Under PDF URL, paste your source file link.
  • Under Pages, enter 0,1 for pages 1 and 2.
  • Under Custom Profiles paste { "profiles": [ { "profile1": { "RenderTextObjects": false } } ] } as shown here:

Custom Profiles To Turn Off Text Layer

Note: You can also control if vector objects or raster image objects are shown or not. For example, you can turn off all vector drawings:

{
"profiles": [
{ "profile1": {
"RenderTextObjects": true,
"RenderVectorObjects": false,
"RenderImageObjects": true
}
}
]}

4. Test & Review

On the Send Data step click TEST & REVIEW

Send PDF To Anything Converter To Test And Review

The returned url are the direct links to the PNG or JPG files

PDF.co Processed Request Successfully

5. Check Result and Wrap Up

  • Check if everything works correctly and without errors then hit RETEST & CONTINUE
  • Give a name to your Zap at the top-left corner, then hit Done Editing, you can then TURN ZAP ON

 

Now you know how to turn off the text layer when converting PDF to PNG or PDF to JPG in Zapier and PDF.co integration.

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