How to set PDF Metadata in Python

This is going to be a lightning fast crash course in setting your PDF file’s metadata using Python. It’s going to be over in a flash!

We are using a Cloudmersive API, so install its client now.

pip install cloudmersive-convert-api-client

Proceeding to the next step, we are instancing our API using a key first. Following that, we can call edit_pdf_get_metadata from this instance with the following block of code.

from __future__ import print_functionimport timeimport cloudmersive_convert_api_clientfrom import ApiExceptionfrom pprint import pprint# Configure API key authorization: Apikeyconfiguration = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.Configuration()configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'# create an instance of the API classapi_instance = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.EditPdfApi(cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))input_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Input file to perform the operation on.try:# Get PDF document metadataapi_response = api_instance.edit_pdf_get_metadata(input_file)pprint(api_response)except ApiException as e:print("Exception when calling EditPdfApi->edit_pdf_get_metadata: %s\n" % e)

Now you just need to send in your request to the server and the results will be returned shortly afterward. Elementary, my dear Watson!

There’s an API for that. Cloudmersive is a leader in Highly Scalable Cloud APIs.

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