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How To Convert XFA PDF Form to DOCX in Python Using GroupDocs.Conversion REST API


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any idea how to solve this issue?

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We will appreciate it, if you please share your input and output documents here along with the sample code. We will investigate the issue and will share our findings with you.


I convert XFA PDF form to DOCX in Python. I have uploaded the file and here following the code. I would like to download the files too.

I believe the format of the file is XFA

thank you

Convert XFA Form to DOCX in Python using GroupDocs.Conversion REST API

# Import module
import groupdocs_conversion_cloud
import os
import uuid
import textract

# Get your app_sid and app_key at https://dashboard.groupdocs.cloud (free registration is required).
app_sid = "4f26ddd9-233d-4567-bu49-86f54c5136fa"
app_key = "a5c75y680820c7frr9791f7cd75ef5cf"

# Create instance of the API
convert_api = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.ConvertApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)
file_api = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.FileApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)


        #upload soruce file to storage
        pdf_list_tot = []
        pdf_list = []
        dir_input = '/Users/vittoriopro/Documents/AI/MSDS/1_Capstone/Datasets/Tefin//MSC/FREE'
        dir_output = '/Users/vittoriopro/Documents/AI/MSDS/1_Capstone/Datasets/Tefin//MSC/DOC'
#       pdf_list_tot  = os.listdir(path=dir_input)
        pdf_list_tot  = os.listdir(path=dir_input)
        pdf_list = pdf_list_tot[0:3]
        for filename in pdf_list:
            file, extension = os.path.splitext(filename)
            output_name = file + '.docx'
            filename = os.path.join(dir_input,filename)
            remote_name = os.path.join(dir_input,filename)
#            os.rename(filename, base + '.docx')
            output_name = os.path.join(dir_output,output_name)
            request_upload = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.UploadFileRequest(remote_name,filename)
            response_upload = file_api.upload_file(request_upload)
            #Convert PDF to Word document
            settings = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.ConvertSettings()
            settings.file_path = remote_name
            settings.format = strformat
            settings.output_path = output_name
            loadOptions = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.PdfLoadOptions()
            loadOptions.hide_pdf_annotations = True
            loadOptions.remove_embedded_files = False
            loadOptions.flatten_all_fields = True
            settings.load_options = loadOptions
            convertOptions = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.DocxConvertOptions()
            convertOptions.from_page = 1
            convertOptions.pages_count = 1
            settings.convert_options = convertOptions
            request = groupdocs_conversion_cloud.ConvertDocumentRequest(settings)
            response = convert_api.convert_document(request)
            print("Document converted successfully: " + str(response))
except groupdocs_conversion_cloud.ApiException as e:
             print("Exception when calling get_supported_conversion_types: {0}".format(e.message))

SR_32936_MSC_NINA_F.pdf (866.7 KB)


Yes, you are right. We get the error when we convert XFA PDF form to DOCX in Python using GroupDocs.Conversion REST API because of the XFA PDF form. We have logged a ticket CONVERSIONCLOUD-380 for further investigation and resolution.

Meanwhile, you can achieve your requirement in two steps. First convert your XFA PDF form to standard Acro form and then convert it to desired format(DOCX). However, we will share the complete solution in GroupDocs.Conversion Cloud API asap.