In this tutorial, you will learn how to upload a file to Dropbox storage using PDF.co and Zapier integration.

For this demo, we have configured the input source already. It can be anything based on your requirement.

  1. Select Input App and Event
  2. Configuration Options
  3. Test & Review
  4. Expected Output
  5. Save File to Dropbox
  6. Configure Upload Details
  7. Check Result
  8. See Saved File

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1. Select Input App and Event

We have selected PDF.co as the input app and PDF Filler as the event.

Set PDF Filler In PDF.co As The Action Step

2. Configuration Options

As we can see in the screenshot, we have provided various PDF.co configuration options.

  • In Direct Link to Source PDF, we entered the input file to be processed.
  • In the Text Objects field, we provided the input text in a pre-defined format such as X location, Y location, page index, input text, font size, font family, etc.
  • Then, we typed in the output file name.

Customize PDF Filler With File Data

3. Test & Review

We are now ready to send the input request to PDF.co. The image below shows the input request data. If it looks good, then we will proceed with TEST & REVIEW.

Send PDF Filler Data To Test And Review

After PDF.co process the request, the output should have the URL which contains the processed output file.

PDF.co Processed Request Successfully

4. Expected Output

The output should look similar to this. The text Hello World! is on the top left corner.

Output PDF File With Text Annotation

5. Save File to Dropbox

Now, let’s move on to save the resulting file to Dropbox. Here we have selected Dropbox as the input app and Upload File as the event.

Upload File In Dropbox Action Step

6. Configure Upload Details

Once the Dropbox account has been added, it is time to configure the upload details.

  • In the Folder field, specify the output Dropbox folder name.
  • In the File field, enter the output file URL from PDF.co’s response.
  • You can choose whether to enable Overwrite or not. For our example, we chose No.
  • Then, enter the output file name.
  • And last but not the least, specify the output file extension.

Customize File With PDF.co And Dropbox Data

7. Check Result

We are now ready to save the file to Dropbox. If everything looks good, then click on TEST & REVIEW.

Send Data To Test And Review

Here’s how the successful request looks like.

File Sent To Dropbox Successfully

8. See Saved File

Now go to your Dropbox output folder, and you should find the new output file saved successfully.

Dropbox Folder With The Uploaded File

In this tutorial, you learned how to upload a file to Dropbox storage using Zapier and PDF.co integration.

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