How to Merge multiple Files / Attachments in Single PDF in Salesforce?

Merge multiple PDF in salesforce

FileZIPO – One solution for all files types

FileZIPO is a native force.com application designed for developers and admins to perform action on Files & Attachments. User can perform multiple operations like

  1. ZIP Files – Zip multiple files in single or multiple folders (parent-child structure)
  2. Sync Files – Sync your Salesforce files & attachments with external cloud storage accounts, viz., OneDrive, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox & Box.com. Access them any time within your Salesforce org with File ZIPO’s real-time sync.
  3. Backup Files – Salesforce storage is limited & expensive. Backup your Salesforce files of any size or volume to an external cloud or on-premise storage hassle-free.
  4. Archive Files – Sync all your legacy Salesforce files & attachments to external cloud storage to access & manage them at one place, hassle-free..
  5. Transfer files from Salesforce to External Platforms like DropBox, Box.com, Amazon S3, Google Drive.
  6. Transfer files from External Platforms like DropBox, Box.com, Amazon S3, Google Drive to Salesforce.

This app is a shorter route to perform mass operations like ZIP, Sync, Backup, Archive, Transfer, Report on Files & Attachments. It will reduce manual effort & increase productivity for end users.

Scenario: I need to merge multiples files/attachments to generate a Single PDF document

Few Simple Steps to Merge Files in Salesforce using File ZIPO:

Step 1. Open the FileZIPO application from App Launcher & Click on “Merge Files” tab.

FileZIPO Merge PDF

Step 2. It will open screen like below Image

Select single or multiple Files Attachments in merge pdf

Above image has some features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Select single or multiple Files / Attachments.
  2. User can use multiple basic Filters like dropdown by Selecting “Files & Attachments” or “Only Files” or “Only Attachments”, by Objects and by File / Attachments Name.
  3. User can use “Advance filter” by clicking on Filter Icon
  4. Once files/attachments are selected, click on this button to “Merge Files”
  5. User can use this filter to change the number of rows on the page.

How to use Advance FilterUser can use “Advance filter” by clicking on Filter Icon. Once clicked, it will open the popup like below image

How to use Advance Filter

User can use multiple type of filters like “Filter By Object“, “Filter by User“, “Filter by Keywords“.

For eg:   Filter By Object

Filter By Object in merge pdf

Above image has some features (each number has its description as below):

  • User can select the field from the dropdown.
  • User can choose operator like “Equals to / Not Equals to“.
  • Enter the value of the Selected field in the first point.
  • Click on “Apply Filter” button to  get filtered Files/Attachments.
  • Once “Apply Filter” button is clicked, user will get filtered files / Attachments.

Step 3. Once files/attachments are filtered, Click on “Click here to Merge Files” button.

Click here to Merge Files button

It will open below screen with popup:

It will open below screen with popup

Above image has some features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Enter all the required fields like
        • Name: Name of person who is raising this request
        • File name: Name of the merge file
        • Email: Merge PDF is sent on the email. User needs to enter the email on which they want to receive this PDF
        • CC Address: It’s always belong to email address of Logged-In-User.
  1. Refer the blog for “Merge PDF file” for any reference or guidance
  2. Click on “Merge Files” button to initiate the process to merge files.

Step 4. Once the “Merge Files” button is clicked, it will show a status for this request with green message.

status for this request with green message

Step 5. Once email is received, user can click on the link to download the merge file.

click on the link to download the merge file

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