Delete PDF Text using Integromat – Step-by-step Guide

  1. Sample PDF Document
  2. Create Scenario
  3. Make an API Call Module
  4. Enter Endpoint
  5. Add File URL
  6. Add Search String
  7. PDF.co Request Result
  8. Delete Text Output

Step 1: Sample PDF Document

In this tutorial we will show you how you can search and delete specific text in a PDF using PDF.co and Integromat. We will use this Sample PDF Invoice and delete the Invoice Number to demonstrate this PDF.co module.

Delete Invoice Number In Sample PDF
Delete Invoice Number in Sample PDF

 

Step 2: Create Scenario

Let’s set up an Integromat Scenario and choose the PDF.co as the App.

Create Integromat Scenario

Step 3: Make an API Call Module

In the PDF.co module list, select the Make an API Call. This will allow us to call any unlisted PDF.co API endpoints.

Select The PDF.co Make An API Call

Step 4: Enter Endpoint

Let’s enter the Search and Delete API endpoint in the API Endpoint Path field – /v1/pdf/edit/delete-text. You can learn more about this endpoint in our API Docs here.

Enter Delete Text API Endpoint

Step 5: Add File URL

Choose the Set Input URL Param Directly in the Input Type field. You can choose other option that suits your workflow. Then, enter the file link in the URL field. We are using a working URL and you can use our file URL in the URL field to follow along.

Enter File URL

Step 6: Add Search String

Click the Add Item in the Body parameter and add the searchString as well as the value to delete in the document.

Add Search String And Value
Once all items have been added, Run the Scenario to see the result.

Step 7: PDF.co Request Result

Great! PDF.co processed our request successfully and returned a temporary URL that you can use to view the result.

PDF.co Result URL

Step 8: Delete Text Output

Here’s the Sample PDF Invoice with deleted Invoice Number.

Seach And Delete Text API Output
In this tutorial, you learned to search and delete text from a PDF using PDF.co and Integromat. You also learned to set up the PDF.co Make an API Call module to use the Search and Delete API endpoint.

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