How to add text and images to PDF in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

What is PDF.co Web API? It is the flexible Web API that includes full set of functions from e-signature requests to data extraction, OCR, images recognition, pdf splitting and pdf splitting. Can also generate barcodes and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

On-demand (REST Web API) version:
 Web API (on-demand version)

On-premise offline SDK for Windows:
 60 Day Free Trial (on-premise)

AddImageByFindingTargetCoordinates.ps1

      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Direct URL of source PDF file. $SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/sample.pdf" # Search string. $SearchString = 'Your Company Name' # Prepare URL for PDF text search API call. # See documentation: https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api/1.0/pdf/find.html $queryFindText = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/find" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $bodyFindText = @{ "url" = $SourceFileURL "searchString" = $SearchString } | ConvertTo-Json try { # Execute request $responseFindText = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $bodyFindText -Uri $queryFindText $jsonResponseFindText = $responseFindText.Content | ConvertFrom-Json if ($jsonResponseFindText.error -eq $false) { # Display search information $itemFindText = $jsonResponseFindText.body[0]; Write-Host "Found text at coordinates $($itemFindText.left), $($itemFindText.top)" #Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. $Pages = "" # PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. $Password = "" # Destination PDF file name $DestinationFile = "./result.pdf" # Image params $X = 450 $Y = $itemFindText.top $Width = 119 $Height = 32 $ImageUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png" $resultFileName = [System.IO.Path]::GetFileName($DestinationFile) # * Add image * # Prepare request to `PDF Edit` API endpoint $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/add" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $body = @{ "name" = $resultFileName "url" = $SourceFileUrl "password" = $Password "images" = @( @{ "url" = $ImageUrl "pages" = $Pages "x" = $X "y" = $Y "width" = $Width "height" = $Height } ) } | ConvertTo-Json try { # Execute request $response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $body -Uri $query $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Get URL of generated barcode image file $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url # Download output file Invoke-WebRequest -Uri $resultFileUrl -OutFile $DestinationFile Write-Host "Generated PDF saved to '$($DestinationFile)' file." } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception } } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

run.bat

      
@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\AddImageByFindingTargetCoordinates.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

VIDEO

ON-PREMISE OFFLINE SDK

Get 60 Day Free Trial

See also:

ON-DEMAND REST WEB API

Get Your API Key

See also:

Related Samples: