Join documents together using Ruby

Ruby Cloud SDK to combine several documents and export the result to almost any office format

Use Ruby library to merge Word, PDF, Web documents via REST API. Easily combine two or more documents into a single file using Ruby.

Combine Word, PDF, Web documents using Ruby REST API

Easily merge documents together in various formats in Ruby code. This Ruby library is designed to combine Word, PDF, Web documents into a single file using the REST API, i.e. by passing HTTPS calls over the Internet.

This is a professional Cloud-native document-merging solution that provides Ruby programmers with both great development flexibility and powerful features. Joining files together is often used when it is necessary to create a set of documents of the same structure, each of which contains unique data. By merging documents, you can automate your digital workflows and offload some routine parts of the process to fast and efficient document-processing Ruby software.

Merge multiple files into one in Ruby

You may need to combine documents together in many cases. For example, you may want to combine multiple files together before printing or archiving.

Merging documents together can be part of a whole integrated technology for creating documents from disparate data sources. Such tasks involve the use of a full-featured file format manipulation Ruby library that will process sets of files and merge them together in the shortest possible time, creating a compact and accurate output.

To merge documents in Ruby, you need at least two source files. For a quick start, check out the Ruby code example below.

Ruby code example to merge documents using REST API
Input files
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Output format
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require 'aspose_words_cloud'

AsposeWordsCloud.configure do |config|
  config.client_data['ClientId'] = '####-####-####-####-####'
  config.client_data['ClientSecret'] = '##################'
end
@words_api = WordsAPI.new

document = File.open('Input1.docx')
# Load a document to append from the Cloud storage.
merge_document = DocumentEntry.new({
   :FileReference => AsposeWordsCloud::FileReference.fromRemoteFilePath('Input2.docx'),
      :ImportFormatMode => 'KeepSourceFormatting'})
document_entries = [merge_document]
document_list = DocumentEntryList.new({:DocumentEntries => document_entries})

append_document_online = AppendDocumentOnlineRequest.new(document: document, 
   document_list: document_list)
@words_api.append_document_online(append_document_online)
  
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How to use Ruby to merge PDF, Word, Web documents and many other file formats

  1. Install Ruby SDK and add the reference (import the library) to your Ruby project.
  2. Open the source file in Ruby using REST API.
  3. Load a document to append from the Cloud storage.
  4. Call the 'append_document_online()' method, passing the output filename with the required extension.
  5. Get the the combined result as a single file.

Ruby library to merge files

Install Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for Ruby using RubyGems hosting service. Run gem install aspose_words_cloud to install the package. As an alternative, you can manually clone Aspose.Words Cloud SDK for Ruby source code from GitHub and use it in your project. Please follow these Instructions to quickly get the necessary security credentials and access our REST API.

System Requirements

Ruby 2.6 or newer

Refer to the Repository Documentation to see the details.

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