Retrieve PDF and Form Fields Information#

Integrate this step into your Zapier workflow to extract information from a PDF document, including form fields, page count, size, author, description, keywords, and more.

Zapier Step

Input#

Name

Description

Required

PDF URL

Provide the URL of the source PDF document or a filetoken:// link from PDF.co Built-In Files Storage. For cloud services like Google Drive or Dropbox, ensure the link is publicly accessible without a password.

Yes

Extract Fillable Fields

Enable this option (true) to extract information about fillable fields in the PDF form.

No

Custom Profiles

Input a JSON string to add custom options for the extraction process. Refer to API Profiles for more details.

No

Source PDF URL & Google#

Note

When using Google Drive, it’s typically recommended to choose the File option. For more advanced file integration techniques, see Integrating File Sources with pdf.co.

Google File


Output#

Name

Description

info

An object containing the PDF information such as Title, PageCount, Author, Subject, CreationDate, etc. It also contains the FormField object array in case we have the Extract Fillable Fields property enabled.

SimplifiedFieldsData.field_1

An Object containing form field information such as FieldName, Value, Type, AltFieldName and PageIndex. Please note: this output object will only produced if input is configured for Extract Fillable Fields.

SimplifiedFieldsData.field_2

An object holding another form field information, following the same pattern as SimplifiedFieldsData.field_1 for each output file.

error

Details of any errors (if any).

status

The response status code. If all good this will be 200.

jobId

The unique identifier for the job.

credits

The credits spent on the process.

remainingCredits

The credits left on your account.

duration

The time it took for the process.