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PDF Search and Replace Text with Image

Search and replace text in PDF.

Available methods

[POST] /pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image

  • url required. URL to the source file. Supports links from Google Drive, Dropbox and from built-in PDF.co files storage. For uploading files via API please check Files Upload section. If you are randomly getting Too Many Requests or Access Denied error for your input url, please try to add cache: to enable built-in url caching.
  • searchString required for single text replacement. Word or phrase to be replaced. Must be a String.
  • replaceImage required. Image url to be inserted in doc: http://www.xyz.com/image.png.
  • caseSensitive optional. Set to false to use case-insensitive search.
  • name optional. File name for generated output. Must be a String.
  • password optional. Password of PDF file. Must be a String.
  • pages optional. Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. IMPORTANT: the very first page starts at 0 (zero). To set a range use the dash -, for example: 0,2-5,7-. To set a range from index to the last page use range like this: 2- (from page #3 as the index starts at zero and till the of the document). For ALL pages just leave this param empty. Example: 0,2-5,7- means first page, then 3rd page to 6th page, and then the range from 8th (index = 7) page till the end of the document. Must be a String.
  • encrypt optional. Enable encryption for output file. Must be one of: true, false.
  • async optional. Runs processing asynchronously. Returns Use JobId that you may use with /job/check to check state of the processing (possible states: working, failed, aborted and success). Must be one of: true, false.
  • profiles optional. Must be a String. You can set additional and extra options using this parameter that allows you to set custom configuration. See profiles samples for examples.

Description

  • Method: POST
  • URL: /v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image

Query parameters

No query parameters accepted.

Body payload

keyvaluedescriptiondisabled 
x-api-key Optional. Please use http headers instead when possible because passing your API key as parameter for POST or GET is not secure and is for legacy app compatibility only.  
true    
async optional. Runs processing asynchronously. Returns Use JobId that you may use with /job/check to check state of the processing (possible states: working, failed, aborted and success). Must be one of: true, false.texttrue
encrypt optional. Enable encryption for output file. Must be one of: true, false.texttrue
urlhttps://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdfrequired. URL of the source file. Must be a String. To use your file please upload it first to the temporary storage, see Upload and Manage Files section below to learn how to do it.text 
name optional. File name for generated output. Must be a String.texttrue
caseSensitivetrueoptional. true or false. Set to false by defaulttext 
searchStringYour Company Namerequired. Word to be replaced. Must contain at least 1 word. Example: 'Hello'text 
replaceImagehttps://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.pngrequired. Image url to be inserted in doc: http://www.xyz.com/image.pngtext 
password optional. Password of PDF file. Must be a String.texttrue
pages0optional. Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. IMPORTANT: the very first page starts at 0 (zero). To set a range use the dash -, for example: 0,2-5,7-. To set a range from index to the last page use range like this: 2- (from page #3 as the index starts at zero and till the of the document). For ALL pages just leave this param empty. Example: 0,2-5,7- means first page, then 3rd page to 6th page, and then the range from 8th (index = 7) page till the end of the document. Must be a String.text 

Example responses

/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image
{
    "url": "https://pdf-temp-files.s3.amazonaws.com/0e8f486dbf8a4764a1468b3d7c222e4c/sample.pdf",
    "pageCount": 4,
    "error": false,
    "status": 200,
    "name": "sample.pdf",
    "remainingCredits": 59926
}

Code Snippets

CURL
curl --location --request POST 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image' \
--header 'x-api-key: ' \
--form 'url="https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf"' \
--form 'caseSensitive="true"' \
--form 'searchString="Your Company Name"' \
--form 'replaceImage="https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png"' \
--form 'pages="0"'
JavaScript
var myHeaders = new Headers();
myHeaders.append("x-api-key", "");

var formdata = new FormData();
formdata.append("url", "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf");
formdata.append("caseSensitive", "true");
formdata.append("searchString", "Your Company Name");
formdata.append("replaceImage", "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png");
formdata.append("pages", "0");

var requestOptions = {
	method: 'POST',
	headers: myHeaders,
	body: formdata,
	redirect: 'follow'
};

fetch("https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image", requestOptions)
	.then(response => response.text())
	.then(result => console.log(result))
	.catch(error => console.log('error', error));
NodeJs
var request = require('request');
var options = {
	'method': 'POST',
	'url': 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image',
	'headers': {
		'x-api-key': ''
	},
	formData: {
		'url': 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf',
		'caseSensitive': 'true',
		'searchString': 'Your Company Name',
		'replaceImage': 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png',
		'pages': '0'
	}
};
request(options, function (error, response) {
	if (error) throw new Error(error);
	console.log(response.body);
});

PHP
<?php

$curl = curl_init();

curl_setopt_array($curl, array(
	CURLOPT_URL => 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image',
	CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
	CURLOPT_ENCODING => '',
	CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS => 10,
	CURLOPT_TIMEOUT => 0,
	CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION => true,
	CURLOPT_HTTP_VERSION => CURL_HTTP_VERSION_1_1,
	CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST => 'POST',
	CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS => array('url' => 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf','caseSensitive' => 'true','searchString' => 'Your Company Name','replaceImage' => 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png','pages' => '0'),
	CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER => array(
		'x-api-key: '
	),
));

$response = curl_exec($curl);

curl_close($curl);
echo $response;

Java
import java.io.*;
import okhttp3.*;
public class main {
	public static void main(String []args) throws IOException{
		OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient().newBuilder()
			.build();
		MediaType mediaType = MediaType.parse("text/plain");
		RequestBody body = new MultipartBody.Builder().setType(MultipartBody.FORM)
			.addFormDataPart("url","https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf")
			.addFormDataPart("caseSensitive","true")
			.addFormDataPart("searchString","Your Company Name")
			.addFormDataPart("replaceImage","https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png")
			.addFormDataPart("pages","0")
			.build();
		Request request = new Request.Builder()
			.url("https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image")
			.method("POST", body)
			.addHeader("x-api-key", "")
			.build();
		Response response = client.newCall(request).execute();
		System.out.println(response.body().string());
	}
}

C#
using System;
using RestSharp;
namespace HelloWorldApplication {
	class HelloWorld {
		static void Main(string[] args) {
			var client = new RestClient("https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image");
			client.Timeout = -1;
			var request = new RestRequest(Method.POST);
			request.AddHeader("x-api-key", "");
			request.AlwaysMultipartFormData = true;
			request.AddParameter("url", "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf");
			request.AddParameter("caseSensitive", "true");
			request.AddParameter("searchString", "Your Company Name");
			request.AddParameter("replaceImage", "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png");
			request.AddParameter("pages", "0");
			IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request);
			Console.WriteLine(response.Content);
		}
	}
}

Python
import requests

url = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image"

payload={'url': 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf',
'caseSensitive': 'true',
'searchString': 'Your Company Name',
'replaceImage': 'https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png',
'pages': '0'}
files=[

]
headers = {
	'x-api-key': ''
}

response = requests.request("POST", url, headers=headers, data=payload, files=files)

print(response.text)

Powershell
$headers = New-Object "System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary[[String],[String]]"
$headers.Add("x-api-key", "")

$multipartContent = [System.Net.Http.MultipartFormDataContent]::new()
$stringHeader = [System.Net.Http.Headers.ContentDispositionHeaderValue]::new("form-data")
$stringHeader.Name = "url"
$stringContent = [System.Net.Http.StringContent]::new("https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf")
$stringContent.Headers.ContentDisposition = $stringHeader
$multipartContent.Add($stringContent)

$stringHeader = [System.Net.Http.Headers.ContentDispositionHeaderValue]::new("form-data")
$stringHeader.Name = "caseSensitive"
$stringContent = [System.Net.Http.StringContent]::new("true")
$stringContent.Headers.ContentDisposition = $stringHeader
$multipartContent.Add($stringContent)

$stringHeader = [System.Net.Http.Headers.ContentDispositionHeaderValue]::new("form-data")
$stringHeader.Name = "searchString"
$stringContent = [System.Net.Http.StringContent]::new("Your Company Name")
$stringContent.Headers.ContentDisposition = $stringHeader
$multipartContent.Add($stringContent)

$stringHeader = [System.Net.Http.Headers.ContentDispositionHeaderValue]::new("form-data")
$stringHeader.Name = "replaceImage"
$stringContent = [System.Net.Http.StringContent]::new("https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/logo.png")
$stringContent.Headers.ContentDisposition = $stringHeader
$multipartContent.Add($stringContent)

$stringHeader = [System.Net.Http.Headers.ContentDispositionHeaderValue]::new("form-data")
$stringHeader.Name = "pages"
$stringContent = [System.Net.Http.StringContent]::new("0")
$stringContent.Headers.ContentDisposition = $stringHeader
$multipartContent.Add($stringContent)

$body = $multipartContent

$response = Invoke-RestMethod 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/edit/replace-text-with-image' -Method 'POST' -Headers $headers -Body $body
$response | ConvertTo-Json