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!

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