Python Document Editor REST API & SDK

Document editor REST API to edit popular document formats using any WYSIWYG HTML editor without asking to install external applications.

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GroupDocs.Editor Cloud SDK for Python

GroupDocs.Editor Cloud SDK for Python


GroupDocs.Editor Cloud SDK for Python makes it easier for developers to incorporate document editing features within Python based applications by integrating it with GroupDocs.Editor Cloud REST API. Perform advanced document editing operations by simply fetching the supported document types (Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, TXT, HTML, XML) in any front-end HTML editor using GroupDocs.Editor Cloud API and save it back to original document format after editing the document.

GroupDocs.Editor Cloud SDK for Python is built as a layer on top of GroupDocs.Editor Cloud REST API that saves valuable development time by managing low-level requests and handling responses. The developers can focus on writing up the specific code only as needed in the project.

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Advanced Document Editor REST API Features



Integrates easily within any WYSIWYG editor


Edit Word documents as a whole or define pages range


Multi-tabbed spreadsheet editing is supported


Optimized memory usage for large CSV or TSV files


Extract document information (type, size, page count etc)


Cloud REST API to be used with any language or platform

Working with WordProcessing Documents - Python

//Get your App SID, App Key and Storage Name at (free registration is required).
editApi = groupdocs_editor_cloud.EditApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)
fileApi = groupdocs_editor_cloud.FileApi.from_keys(app_sid, app_key)
# The document already uploaded into the storage.
# Load it into editable state
fileInfo = groupdocs_editor_cloud.FileInfo("WordProcessing/password-protected.docx", None, None, "password")
loadOptions = groupdocs_editor_cloud.WordProcessingLoadOptions()
loadOptions.file_info = fileInfo
loadOptions.output_path = "output"
loadResult = editApi.load(groupdocs_editor_cloud.LoadRequest(loadOptions))        
# Download html document
htmlFile = fileApi.download_file(groupdocs_editor_cloud.DownloadFileRequest(loadResult.html_path))
html = ""       
with open(htmlFile, 'r') as file:
    html =
# Edit something...    
html = html.replace("Sample test text", "Hello world")
# Upload html back to storage
with open(htmlFile, 'w') as file:
fileApi.upload_file(groupdocs_editor_cloud.UploadFileRequest(loadResult.html_path, htmlFile))
# Save html back to docx
saveOptions = groupdocs_editor_cloud.WordProcessingSaveOptions()
saveOptions.file_info = fileInfo
saveOptions.output_path = "output/edited.docx"
saveOptions.html_path = loadResult.html_path
saveOptions.resources_path = loadResult.resources_path
saveResult =

# Done
print("Document edited: " + saveResult.path)

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