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neerajpokh
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Helper III

add text and image to existing pdf in power automate desktop

Hi,

I want to add text and image in existing pdf using power automate desktop

Tried many things but still its not working

 

tried power shell script

Set-Location C:\.nuget\packages\freespire.pdf\8.6.0\lib\net6.0\
[void] [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFile("C:\.nuget\packages\freespire.pdf\8.6.0\lib\net6.0\Spire.Pdf.dll")


spire.pdf.pdfdocument

$pdfdocument = New-Object spire.pdf.pdfdocument
$ImagePage=New-Object spire.pdf.Graphics.PdfImage
$page=New-Object spire.pdf.PdfPageBase
$font=New-Object spire.pdf.Graphics.PdfFont
$brush=New-Object spire.pdf.Graphics.PdfSolidBrush
$pdfdocument.LoadFromFile("C:\Downloads\ESS time entry\example.pdf")
$NumberofPages=$pdfdocument.Pages.Count
$page = $pdfdocument.Pages(0)
$ImagePage=$ImagePage.PdfImage.FromFile("C:\Downloads\ESS time entry\New Bitmap Image.bmp")
$page.Canvas.DrawString("abcdef", font, brush, 15, 25)

 

but nothing works

 

can anyone please help

 

Thanks

Neeraj

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Deenuji
Community Champion
Community Champion

@neerajpokh 

 

Thank you for bringing this question to our community forum. I truly appreciate the opportunity to delve into such an out-of-the-box topic. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience crafting solutions for it.

I managed to accomplish this using .NET scripts.

 

Full flow screenshot:

Deenuji_2-1709652582172.png

 

Assembly reference:

Deenuji_3-1709652688238.png

 

.Net Script Configuration:

Deenuji_4-1709652731206.png

Parameters:

Deenuji_5-1709652776536.png

 

Results:

Deenuji_0-1709652431947.png

Deenuji_1-1709652503932.png

Code:

SET InputFilePath TO $'''C:\\Users\\Documents\\PAD_Document.pdf'''
SET OutputFilePath TO $'''C:\\Users\\Downloads\\Output_result.pdf'''
SET Append_Text TO $'''Hello!! This is deenu from PAD community!!'''
SET Image_Path TO $'''C:\\Deenu\\PAD_Image.jpg'''
Scripting.RunDotNetScript Imports: $'''iTextSharp.text
iTextSharp.text.pdf''' Language: System.DotNetActionLanguageType.CSharp ReferenceRootPath: $'''C:\\Deenu\\Assemblies''' Script: $'''
// Create a reader for the input PDF
using (var reader = new PdfReader(inputPdfFilePath))
{
// Create a stamper for adding content to the input PDF
using (var stamper = new PdfStamper(reader, new FileStream(outputPdfFilePath, FileMode.Create)))
{
// Iterate through the pages of the PDF
for (int i = 1; i <= reader.NumberOfPages; i++)
{
// Get the content byte array for the current page
PdfContentByte content = stamper.GetOverContent(i);

// Example: Add text

content.BeginText();
content.SetFontAndSize(BaseFont.CreateFont(), 12);
content.SetTextMatrix(100, 50); // Set position
content.ShowText(text);
content.EndText();

// Example: Add image

Image image = Image.GetInstance(imagePath);
image.SetAbsolutePosition(100, 100); // Set position
content.AddImage(image);
}
}
}''' @'name:inputPdfFilePath': InputFilePath @'type:inputPdfFilePath': $'''String''' @'direction:inputPdfFilePath': $'''In''' @'name:text': Append_Text @'type:text': $'''String''' @'direction:text': $'''In''' @'name:imagePath': Image_Path @'type:imagePath': $'''String''' @'direction:imagePath': $'''In''' @'name:outputPdfFilePath': OutputFilePath @'type:outputPdfFilePath': $'''String''' @'direction:outputPdfFilePath': $'''In'''

 

 

 

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Deenuji
Community Champion
Community Champion

@neerajpokh 

Please use version 5.5.13.3

Deenuji_0-1709693093004.png

My recommendation is to initially try the code in a Visual Studio console application. This way, we can properly identify all the dependencies before integrating the code with PAD.

 

 

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@neerajpokh 
In my perspective, I believe it's possible, but I would greatly appreciate it if you could initiate a discussion on this topic.

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Deenuji
Community Champion
Community Champion

@neerajpokh 

 

Thank you for bringing this question to our community forum. I truly appreciate the opportunity to delve into such an out-of-the-box topic. It was a thoroughly enjoyable experience crafting solutions for it.

I managed to accomplish this using .NET scripts.

 

Full flow screenshot:

Deenuji_2-1709652582172.png

 

Assembly reference:

Deenuji_3-1709652688238.png

 

.Net Script Configuration:

Deenuji_4-1709652731206.png

Parameters:

Deenuji_5-1709652776536.png

 

Results:

Deenuji_0-1709652431947.png

Deenuji_1-1709652503932.png

Code:

SET InputFilePath TO $'''C:\\Users\\Documents\\PAD_Document.pdf'''
SET OutputFilePath TO $'''C:\\Users\\Downloads\\Output_result.pdf'''
SET Append_Text TO $'''Hello!! This is deenu from PAD community!!'''
SET Image_Path TO $'''C:\\Deenu\\PAD_Image.jpg'''
Scripting.RunDotNetScript Imports: $'''iTextSharp.text
iTextSharp.text.pdf''' Language: System.DotNetActionLanguageType.CSharp ReferenceRootPath: $'''C:\\Deenu\\Assemblies''' Script: $'''
// Create a reader for the input PDF
using (var reader = new PdfReader(inputPdfFilePath))
{
// Create a stamper for adding content to the input PDF
using (var stamper = new PdfStamper(reader, new FileStream(outputPdfFilePath, FileMode.Create)))
{
// Iterate through the pages of the PDF
for (int i = 1; i <= reader.NumberOfPages; i++)
{
// Get the content byte array for the current page
PdfContentByte content = stamper.GetOverContent(i);

// Example: Add text

content.BeginText();
content.SetFontAndSize(BaseFont.CreateFont(), 12);
content.SetTextMatrix(100, 50); // Set position
content.ShowText(text);
content.EndText();

// Example: Add image

Image image = Image.GetInstance(imagePath);
image.SetAbsolutePosition(100, 100); // Set position
content.AddImage(image);
}
}
}''' @'name:inputPdfFilePath': InputFilePath @'type:inputPdfFilePath': $'''String''' @'direction:inputPdfFilePath': $'''In''' @'name:text': Append_Text @'type:text': $'''String''' @'direction:text': $'''In''' @'name:imagePath': Image_Path @'type:imagePath': $'''String''' @'direction:imagePath': $'''In''' @'name:outputPdfFilePath': OutputFilePath @'type:outputPdfFilePath': $'''String''' @'direction:outputPdfFilePath': $'''In'''

 

 

 

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

If I've resolved your query, please consider accepting it as the solution and giving it a thumbs up to help others find answers faster.

 

 

neerajpokh
Helper III
Helper III

Hi @Deenuji 

tried the same code but its not working for me

neerajpokh_0-1709662126013.png

 

 

 

neerajpokh_1-1709662169174.png

 

 

throwing error

neerajpokh_2-1709662242945.png

 

 

neerajpokh_3-1709662337306.png

please help

neerajpokh
Helper III
Helper III

Hi @Deenuji 

output file is also not opening

neerajpokh_4-1709664318690.png

 

Deenuji
Community Champion
Community Champion

@neerajpokh 

Please use version 5.5.13.3

Deenuji_0-1709693093004.png

My recommendation is to initially try the code in a Visual Studio console application. This way, we can properly identify all the dependencies before integrating the code with PAD.

 

 

neerajpokh
Helper III
Helper III

Hi @Deenuji 

thank you so much it works for me

neerajpokh
Helper III
Helper III

Hi @Deenuji

is it possible to find particular text and get x and y coordinates for that text

 

Like - 

neerajpokh_0-1710169555157.png

 

want to find x and y coordinates for that highlighted text in pdf.

Please help

Thanks

Neeraj

@neerajpokh 
In my perspective, I believe it's possible, but I would greatly appreciate it if you could initiate a discussion on this topic.

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