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pdf_text_overlay

pdf_text_overlay lets you

  • add text to the existing pdf
  • generate pdf from jinja HTML template

Installation

pip install pdf_text_overlay

or Clone the repository and run

python setup.py install

Example: PDF text overlay

import json
from pdf_text_overlay import pdf_writer

configuration = json.loads("""[
   {
      "page_number":1,
      "variables":[
         {
            "name":"name",
            "x-coordinate":180,
            "y-coordinate":665,
            "font_size":8
         },
         {
            "name":"gender",
            "conditional_coordinates":[
               {
                  "if_value":"Male",
                  "print_pattern":"*",
                  "x-coordinate":96,
                  "y-coordinate":577
               },
               {
                  "if_value":"Female",
                  "print_pattern":"*",
                  "x-coordinate":132,
                  "y-coordinate":577
               },
               {
                  "if_value":"Transgender",
                  "print_pattern":"*",
                  "x-coordinate":178,
                  "y-coordinate":577
               }
            ]
         }
      ]
   },
   {
      "page_number":2,
      "variables":[
         {
            "name":"bank_name",
            "x-coordinate":135,
            "y-coordinate":326
         }
      ]
   },
   {
      "page_number":0,
      "variables":[
         {
            "name":"user_ifsc",
            "x-coordinate":400,
            "y-coordinate":6
         }
      ]
   }
]""")

data = json.loads("""{
   "name":"Goli",
   "gender":"Male",
   "user_ifsc":"HDFC0004421",
   "bank_name":"HDFC BANK"
}""")

original_pdf = file("file_name.pdf", "rb")
font = file("font_name.ttf", "rb")
output = pdf_writer(original_pdf, configuration, data, font)
outputStream = file("output.pdf", "wb")
output.write(outputStream)
outputStream.close()

Example: PDF from template

from pdf_text_overlay import pdf_from_template

jinja_data = {
    "title": "Jinja PDF Demo",
    "stocks": [
        {"symbol": "PIEDPIPER", "qty": 100, "price": 2500},
        {"symbol": "HOOLI", "qty": 100, "price": 2500},
    ]
}

with open("template.html") as htmlfile:
    html_str = htmlfile.read()
    filecontent = pdf_from_template(html_str, jinja_data)
    f = open('output.pdf', 'wb')
    f.write(filecontent)
    f.close()

Built With

  • pyPdf - A Pure-Python library built as a PDF toolkit
  • reportlab - An Open Source Python library for generating PDFs and graphics.
  • pdfkit - Wrapper for wkhtmltopdf utility to convert HTML to PDF using Webkit

Contributing

Please read CONTRIBUTING.md for details on our code of conduct, and the process for submitting pull requests to us.

Versioning

For the versions available, see the tags on this repository.

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License

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pdf_text_overlay is a python library to write text on top of pdf.

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