How to add new information to PDF file via Advanced PDF Tools Command Line


Converting or printing files to PDF allows them to be viewed among people who might not have the original software with which the original file was created. As documents are shared among associates and friends, you may have a need to add information to the PDF file without editing the actual document. This article will explain how to add new information to a PDF file using Advanced PDF Tools Command Line.

You are allowed to download, a zipped package with little occupancy, after releasing them you can execute a series of functions related to page view mode by starting the MS-DOS command prompt window, steps are  as follows:

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You need to input command line to finish related operation


There are several ways to add new information like follows:

Add new custom Properties to an existing PDF file and overwrite original custom Properties,

pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "key1=value1,key2=value2"     


pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "/key1(value1) /key2(value2)"    

Append new custom Properties  to an existing PDF file,
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "+key1=value1,key2=value2"    


pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "+/key1(value1) /key2(value2)"   


pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "Our Company=VeryPDF Company, Support, Our Web URL="   
pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "/Our#20Company(VeryPDF Company) /Support#20Email( /Our#20Web#20URL("  

pdftools -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" -y "+/Our#20Company(VeryPDF Company) /Support#20Email( /Our#20Web#20URL("  

Let’s test the last one, after pressing the enter key, you will see


Now, open the testnewinformation.pdf  to check all the information has been added or not?


This screenshot proves that.

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