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Template PDF File?

Community Beginner ,
Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

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Is it possible to make a templated PDF file and then send it to an API, either the document generation api or another Adobe api and have the templated PDF filled in with the data?

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Adobe Employee ,
Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

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With our Document Generation API, you can use Word as a template, not PDF. You could try using our PDF Export API to convert the PDF to Word first, and _then_ use the Document Generation API.

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Sep 19, 2022 Sep 19, 2022

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Converting from PDF to Word and back to PDF feels like it's opening the door to a lot of little rendering issues.

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Sep 20, 2022 Sep 20, 2022

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I hear ya, then the short answer is no. 🙂 We don't have an API for a templated PDF to PDF. 

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