Convert PDF to Word


The 'Convert PDF to Word' flow action converts the PDF document provided to a Microsoft Word (docx) document.


The default 'Convert PDF to Word' flow action parameters are detailed below:

  • Filename: The PDF filename (including the file extension)
  • File Content: A Base64 encoded representation of the PDF file to be converted.
  • Conversion Mode: Select from the following conversion modes;
    • Full (Default): Produces a maximally editable document, but there may be slight differences to the source PDF document.
    • PreserveLayout: Prioritises the layout above generating a fully editable document.

File Contents

Please refer to the Obtaining the 'File Contents' Parameter article for guidance on how to obtain the 'File Content' parameter ready to provide to an Encodian flow action. 

Advanced Parameters

The advanced 'Convert PDF to Word' flow action parameters are detailed below:

  • Recognize Bullets: Enable or disable the recognition of bullets

Return Parameters

The 'Convert PDF to Word' flow action returns the following data. 

Standard Return Values

  • Filename - The filename of the Microsoft Word document (docx).
  • FileContent - The processed document content (Base 64).
  • OperationId - The unique ID assigned to this operation.
  • HttpStatusCode - The HTTP Status code for the response.
  • HttpStatusMessage - The HTTP Status message for the response.
  • Errors - An array of error messages should an error occur.
  • Operation Status - Indicates whether the operation has been completed, has been queued or has failed.
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