PDF Blocks (Preview)

PDF Blocks is a secure, reliable, and fast service to work with PDF documents in your flow. Actions include: Merge PDF documents, add or remove passwords, watermark documents, remove, extract, reverse, and rotate pages, and more. Check https://www.pdfblocks.com/power-automate for documentation, examples, and tutorials. Users can choose to process their PDF documents in US or European servers to comply with data location requirements.

This connector is available in the following products and regions:

Service Class Regions
Logic Apps Standard All Logic Apps regions except the following:
     -   Azure Government regions
     -   Azure China regions
Power Automate Premium All Power Automate regions except the following:
     -   US Government (GCC)
     -   US Government (GCC High)
     -   China Cloud operated by 21Vianet
Power Apps Premium All Power Apps regions except the following:
     -   US Government (GCC)
     -   US Government (GCC High)
     -   China Cloud operated by 21Vianet
Contact
Name PDF Blocks Support
URL https://www.pdfblocks.com/support
Email support@pdfblocks.com
Connector Metadata
Publisher Integrable, LLC
Website https://www.pdfblocks.com
Privacy Policy https://www.pdfblocks.com/privacy
Categories Content and Files;Productivity

PDF superpowers for your workflow

PDF Blocks is a complete set of actions to work with PDF documents in your flow or application.

  • High throughput, fast document processing.
  • Enterprise-grade encryption.
  • 99.99% service-level agreement.
  • Choose the location of your servers (US or Europe).
  • Private PDF servers available on request.

Contact us (support@pdfblocks.com) if you have any questions or feature requests.

Get your API key

To use this connector, you need a PDF Blocks account. Try PDF Blocks free for 15 days.

Creating a connection

To connect your account, you will need the following information:

Name Type Description
API Key securestring

Enter your PDF Blocks API key. You can get a free trial API key in https://www.pdfblocks.com/power-automate/try-free

Server Hostname string

Enter your PDF Blocks server hostname. Leave it blank to use the default server (api.pdfblocks.com)

Throttling Limits

Name Calls Renewal Period
API calls per connection10060 seconds

Actions

Add a password to a PDF

Protect a PDF document with a password. Encrypt the PDF document to prevent unauthorized access. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-password-to-pdf

Add a watermark to a PDF

Add a watermark to a PDF document. Choose from many watermark templates in https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-watermark

Add restrictions to a PDF

Add restrictions to prevent copying, printing, and modifying a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-restrictions-to-pdf

Extract pages from a PDF

Extract one or more pages from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/extract-pages-from-pdf

Merge PDF documents

Combine multiple PDF documents into a single PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/merge-pdf-documents

Remove pages from a PDF

Remove one or more pages from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-pages-from-pdf

Remove restrictions from a PDF

Remove all the restrictions from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-restrictions-from-pdf

Remove the password from a PDF

Remove the password from an encrypted PDF document. The PDF document will no longer require a password to open. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-password-from-pdf

Reverse the pages of a PDF

Reverse the order of the pages of a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/reverse-pages-of-pdf

Rotate pages in a PDF

Rotate one or more pages in a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/rotate-pages-in-pdf

Add a password to a PDF

Protect a PDF document with a password. Encrypt the PDF document to prevent unauthorized access. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-password-to-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Password
password True string

The password required to open the file

Returns

The content of the password protected PDF document

Password Protected PDF File Content
binary

Add a watermark to a PDF

Add a watermark to a PDF document. Choose from many watermark templates in https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-watermark

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

1st Line
line_1 string

The first line of text of the watermark

2nd Line
line_2 string

The second line of text of the watermark

3rd Line
line_3 string

The third line of text of the watermark

Image Content
image binary

The content of the image of the watermark (for watermark templates with images)

Template
template integer

The id of the watermark template. To see all available templates visit https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-watermark-to-pdf

Color
color string

The color of the text of the watermark

Transparency
transparency integer

Transparency level for the watermark from 0 (opaque) to 100 (transparent)

Margin
margin double

Distance in inches from the border of the page to the watermark

Returns

The content of the watermarked PDF document

Watermarked PDF File Content
binary

Add restrictions to a PDF

Add restrictions to prevent copying, printing, and modifying a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/add-restrictions-to-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Owner Password
owner_password True string

The password required to open and change permissions of the PDF document

User Password
user_password string

The password required to open the PDF document

Allow Copy Content
allow_copy_content boolean

User can copy text and images to the clipboard

Allow Change Content
allow_change_content boolean

User can change the content of the document

Allow Print
allow_print boolean

User can print the document

Allow Print High Resolution
allow_print_high_resolution boolean

User can print the document in high resolution

Allow Comment And Fill Form
allow_comment_and_fill_form boolean

User can add, edit and modify annotations and fill form fields

Allow Fill Form
allow_fill_form boolean

User can fill forms fields

Allow Assemble Document
allow_assemble_document boolean

User can assemble and manipulate the document

Allow Accessibility
allow_accessibility boolean

Accessibility programs can read text and images

Returns

The content of the locked PDF document

Locked PDF File Content
binary

Extract pages from a PDF

Extract one or more pages from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/extract-pages-from-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

First Page
first_page integer

First page of the extracted PDF document

Last Page
last_page integer

Last page of the extracted PDF document

Returns

The content of the extracted PDF document

Extracted PDF File Content
binary

Merge PDF documents

Combine multiple PDF documents into a single PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/merge-pdf-documents

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
1st File Content
file_1 binary

The content of the 1st PDF document

2nd File Content
file_2 binary

The content of the 2nd PDF document

3rd File Content
file_3 binary

The content of the 3rd PDF document

4th File Content
file_4 binary

The content of the 4th PDF document

5th File Content
file_5 binary

The content of the 5th PDF document

6th File Content
file_6 binary

The content of the 6th PDF document

7th File Content
file_7 binary

The content of the 7th PDF document

8th File Content
file_8 binary

The content of the 8th PDF document

9th File Content
file_9 binary

The content of the 9th PDF document

10th File Content
file_10 binary

The content of the 10th PDF document

Returns

The content of the merged PDF document

Merged PDF File Content
binary

Remove pages from a PDF

Remove one or more pages from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-pages-from-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

First Page
first_page integer

First page to remove in the PDF document

Last Page
last_page integer

Last page to remove in the PDF document

Returns

The content of the PDF document with some pages removed

Removed Pages PDF File Content
binary

Remove restrictions from a PDF

Remove all the restrictions from a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-restrictions-from-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Returns

The content of the PDF document without restrictions

Unrestricted PDF File Content
binary

Remove the password from a PDF

Remove the password from an encrypted PDF document. The PDF document will no longer require a password to open. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/remove-password-from-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Password
password True string

The password required to open the PDF document

Returns

The content of the PDF document without password protection

Unencrypted PDF File Content
binary

Reverse the pages of a PDF

Reverse the order of the pages of a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/reverse-pages-of-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Returns

The content of the PDF document with the pages reversed

Reversed PDF File Content
binary

Rotate pages in a PDF

Rotate one or more pages in a PDF document. https://www.pdfblocks.com/docs/power-automate/rotate-pages-in-pdf

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
File Content
file True binary

The content of the PDF document

Angle
angle True integer

The angle of rotation of the page

First Page
first_page integer

First page to rotate in the PDF document

Last Page
last_page integer

Last page to rotate in the PDF document

Returns

The content of the PDF document with some pages rotated

Rotated PDF File Content
binary

Definitions

binary

This is the basic data type 'binary'.