The Read PDF node is used to read data from PDF documents and extract its content as text.
Keep in mind
The Read PDF node has one property:
- Binary Property field: This field specifies the name of the data property used to read the PDF file in n8n.
This workflow allows you to read a PDF file using the Read PDF node. You can also find the workflow on the website. This example usage workflow would use the following three nodes. - Start - Read Binary File - PDF Read
The final workflow should look like the following image.
1. Start node#
The start node exists by default when you create a new workflow.
2. Read Binary File#
- Enter the path to the PDF file you want to read in the File Path field.
3. Read PDF node#
- Enter the Property Name you used in the previous node in the Binary Property field.
- Click on Execute Node to run the workflow.