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How to add text and images to PDF in JavaScript and ByteScout Cloud API Server

Learning is essential in computer world and the tutorial below will demonstrate how to add text and images to PDF in JavaScript

An easy to understand guide on how to add text and images to PDF in JavaScript with this source code sample. ByteScout Cloud API Server is the ready to use Web API Server that can be deployed in less than 30 minutes into your own in-house server or into private cloud server. Can store data on in-house local server based storage or in Amazon AWS S3 bucket. Processing data solely on the server using buil-in ByteScout powered engine, no cloud services are used to process your data!. It can add text and images to PDF in JavaScript.

The following code snippet for ByteScout Cloud API Server works best when you need to quickly add text and images to PDF in your JavaScript application. IF you want to implement the functionality, just copy and paste this code for JavaScript below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Enjoy writing a code with ready-to-use sample codes in JavaScript.

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AddTextByFindingTargetCoordinates.js
      
var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // Direct URL of source PDF file. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-edit/sample.pdf"; // Search string. const SearchString = 'Notes'; // Please NOTE: In this sample we're assuming Cloud Api Server is hosted at "https://localhost". // If it's not then please replace this with with your hosting url. var queryFindText = `https://localhost/pdf/find`; let reqOptionsFindText = { uri: queryFindText, formData: { url: SourceFileUrl, searchString: SearchString } }; // Send request request.get(reqOptionsFindText, function (error, responseFindText, bodyFindText) { if (error) { return console.error("Error: ", error); } // Parse JSON response let dataFindText = JSON.parse(bodyFindText); if (dataFindText.body.length > 0) { var element = dataFindText.body[0]; console.log("Found text " + element["text"] + " at coordinates " + element["left"] + ", " + element["top"]); // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Destination PDF file name const DestinationFile = "./result.pdf"; // Text annotation params const Type = "annotation"; const X = +element["left"]; const Y = +element["top"] + 25; const Text = "Some notes will go here... Some notes will go here.... Some notes will go here....."; const FontName = "Times New Roman"; const FontSize = 12; const Color = "FF0000"; // * Add Text * // Prepare request to `PDF Edit` API endpoint var queryPath = `/pdf/edit/add?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&pages=${Pages}&url=${SourceFileUrl}&type=${Type}&x=${X}&y=${Y}&text=${Text}&fontname=${FontName}&size=${FontSize}&color=${Color}`; var reqOptions = { host: "localhost", path: encodeURI(queryPath), }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { // Parse JSON response var data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Download the PDF file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file).on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated PDF file saved to '${DestinationFile}' file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.error(e); }); } else { console.error("No result found."); } });

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