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PDF filling

Post JSON, receive PDF

Quickly and easily fill in PDFs including IRS, immigration, and medical forms by sending structured data to an API endpoint.
PDF generation

Create PDFs from scratch

Generate PDF documents like proposals, invoices, contracts, and itineraries with an API call. Turn HTML & CSS or markdown into a PDF.

Fill an existing PDF form

Simply upload a PDF to create a template to fill. With our RESTful endpoint URL, you'll be ready to receive data over API and fill your PDF.

Post JSON, receive PDF

It's that simple. Take your structured data, convert it to JSON, make the request, and save the response.
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POST https://app.useanvil.com/api/v1/fill/{pdfTemplateID}.pdf
{
  "title": "IRS W-4",
  "data": {
    "name": "Robin W. Smith",
    "filingStatus": "single",
    "dateOfBirth": "1985-07-03",
    "employerEIN": "981234567",
    "employerName": "Awesome Labs Inc."
  }
}

Intuitive template builder

A beautiful and simple web interface for specifying blank fields, assigning field types, and formatting your output. We even help you find the fields to help you get started.
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Perfectly formatted PDFs

A PDF API for creating dynamic and variable length documents based on your content.

HTML to PDF

Use custom HTML and CSS to lay out and generate your PDF for a 100% pixel perfect document.
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POST https://app.useanvil.com/api/v1/generate-pdf
{
  "type": "html",
  "title": "Widget Invoice",
  "data": {
    "html": `
      <h1 class='header-one'>
        What is Lorem Ipsum?
      </h1>
      <p>
        Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of
        the printing and typesetting industry.
        Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's
        standard dummy text ever since the
        <strong>1500s</strong>...
      </p>
    `,
    "css": `
      body { font: 'Open Sans'; color: #171717; }
      .header-one { text-decoration: underline; }
      .header-two { font-style: underline; }
    `,
  },
}

Markdown to PDF

A quick way to get your content into a PDF. Expanded markdown syntax allows for tables giving you powerful formatting flexibility.
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POST https://app.useanvil.com/api/v1/generate-pdf
{
  // You can also omit "type" as "markdown" is the default.
  "type": "markdown",
  "title": "Widget Invoice",
  "data": [
    {
      "label": "Name",
      "content": "Sally __Example__",
    }, {
      "table": {
        "rows": [
          ["Description", "Quantity", "Price"],
          ["4x Large Wigets", "4", "$40.00"],
          ["100x Medium Sized Widgets in darkblue",
           "10", "$100.00"],
        ],
      },
    },
  ],
}

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