GetPDF – Definition

GetPDF

The GetPDF() method is a way to get the PDF file used for printing the mailer as a binary file.

Test

To test the operation using the HTTP POST protocol, click the ‘Invoke’ button.

Parameter Value
Username:
Password:
ID:

SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /2009-02-26/PostalWS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "PostalMethods/GetPDF"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <GetPDF xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <Username>string</Username>
      <Password>string</Password>
      <ID>int</ID>
    </GetPDF>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <GetPDFResponse xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <GetPDFResult>
        <ResultCode>int</ResultCode>
        <FileData>base64Binary</FileData>
      </GetPDFResult>
    </GetPDFResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /2009-02-26/PostalWS.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <GetPDF xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <Username>string</Username>
      <Password>string</Password>
      <ID>int</ID>
    </GetPDF>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <GetPDFResponse xmlns="PostalMethods">
      <GetPDFResult>
        <ResultCode>int</ResultCode>
        <FileData>base64Binary</FileData>
      </GetPDFResult>
    </GetPDFResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /2009-02-26/PostalWS.asmx/GetPDF?Username=string&Password=string&ID=string HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<GetPDFResult xmlns="PostalMethods">
  <ResultCode>int</ResultCode>
  <FileData>base64Binary</FileData>
</GetPDFResult>

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /2009-02-26/PostalWS.asmx/GetPDF HTTP/1.1
Host: api.postalmethods.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

Username=string&Password=string&ID=string
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<GetPDFResult xmlns="PostalMethods">
  <ResultCode>int</ResultCode>
  <FileData>base64Binary</FileData>
</GetPDFResult>
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