PDF Tools

Contains multiple Smart Services and Functions for interacting with PDF Documents.

Smart Services:

  • Merge PDF - Merges multiple PDF documents into a single document.
  • Extract PDF Pages - Extracts a range of pages from an existing PDF into a new PDF.
  • Fill PDF - Populates the fields of a PDF Form and optionally flattens it disallow further changes.
  • Create PDF Content - Allows text to be added to a PDF with control over the style, position, and angle. An existing PDF can be updated or a new one created from scratch.
  • Convert PDF to Image - Creates an array of images or a multi-page tiff from a PDF.
  • Compress PDF - Compresses the images in the PDF to make it smaller.
  • Un-protect and Copy PDF - Using the document password, create an un-protected copy of a protected PDF.
  • Convert Image to PDF - Creates a PDF starting from one or many images. It also supports multi-page tiff images.

Functions:

  • Get PDF Metadata - Retrieves metadata on the PDF: page count, title, author, security, encryption, etc
  • Get PDF Text - Retrieves the text content from a PDF.
  • Get PDF Form Fields - Retrieves the populated form field values of an unflattened PDF.

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  • Hello,

    Is this is compatible with Appian 19.3(cloud), As I tried to upload below error occurred?

    ERROR com.appiancorp.plugins.LoggingPluginEventListener - Failed to enable Plug-in 'PDF Tools' (pdftools) version 2.2.5-SNAPSHOT: 'There was a problem loading the module descriptor: Fill PDF.
    com.appiancorp.suiteapi.common.exceptions.AppianRuntimeException: com.appiancorp.process.admin.IncompatibleSmartServiceRegistrationException: The Smart Service Module was invalid: Illegal attempt to change the data type for smart service pdftools.FillPDFPauseOnError, input or output named PdfFields (APNX-1-4104-005)' 2020-02-10 04:51:10,214 [ajp-nio-8009-exec-3] ERROR com.appiancorp.rest.shared.AppianExceptionMapper - Internal Server Error on REST API invocation. com.appiancorp.exceptions.LocalizedAppianRuntimeException$LocalizedAppianException: Expression evaluation error [evaluation ID = OMPZXXRL] : An error occurred while executing a save: java.util.UnknownFormatConversionException: Conversion = 'D' (APNX-1-4198-019) at com.appiancorp.exceptions.LocalizedAppianRuntimeException.(LocalizedAppianRuntimeException.java:16) at com.appiancorp.sail.UiServiceImpl.reevaluateUi(UiServiceImpl.java:84) at com.appiancorp.sail.UiServiceImpl.reevaluateUi(UiServiceImpl.java:56) at

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  • Hello,

    Is this is compatible with Appian 19.3(cloud), As I tried to upload below error occurred?

    ERROR com.appiancorp.plugins.LoggingPluginEventListener - Failed to enable Plug-in 'PDF Tools' (pdftools) version 2.2.5-SNAPSHOT: 'There was a problem loading the module descriptor: Fill PDF.
    com.appiancorp.suiteapi.common.exceptions.AppianRuntimeException: com.appiancorp.process.admin.IncompatibleSmartServiceRegistrationException: The Smart Service Module was invalid: Illegal attempt to change the data type for smart service pdftools.FillPDFPauseOnError, input or output named PdfFields (APNX-1-4104-005)' 2020-02-10 04:51:10,214 [ajp-nio-8009-exec-3] ERROR com.appiancorp.rest.shared.AppianExceptionMapper - Internal Server Error on REST API invocation. com.appiancorp.exceptions.LocalizedAppianRuntimeException$LocalizedAppianException: Expression evaluation error [evaluation ID = OMPZXXRL] : An error occurred while executing a save: java.util.UnknownFormatConversionException: Conversion = 'D' (APNX-1-4198-019) at com.appiancorp.exceptions.LocalizedAppianRuntimeException.(LocalizedAppianRuntimeException.java:16) at com.appiancorp.sail.UiServiceImpl.reevaluateUi(UiServiceImpl.java:84) at com.appiancorp.sail.UiServiceImpl.reevaluateUi(UiServiceImpl.java:56) at

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