Cloud API – PDF Splitting – C# – Split PDF From Uploaded File

  • Home
  • /
  • Articles
  • /
  • Cloud API – PDF Splitting – C# – Split PDF From Uploaded File

Cloud API – PDF Splitting – C# – Split PDF From Uploaded File

Program.cs

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;
using Newtonsoft.Json.Linq;

namespace ByteScoutWebApiExample
{
	class Program
	{
		// (!) If you are getting '(403) Forbidden' error please ensure you have set the correct API_KEY
		
		// The authentication key (API Key).
		// Get your own by registering at https://secure.bytescout.com/users/sign_up
		const String API_KEY = "***********************************";
		
		// Source PDF file to split
		const string SourceFile = @".\sample.pdf";
		// Comma-separated list of page numbers (or ranges) to process. Example: '1,3-5,7-'.
		const string Pages = "1-2,3-";
		
		
		static void Main(string[] args)
		{
			// Create standard .NET web client instance
			WebClient webClient = new WebClient();

			// Set API Key
			webClient.Headers.Add("x-api-key", API_KEY);

			// 1. RETRIEVE THE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD THE FILE.
			// * If you already have a direct file URL, skip to the step 3.
			
			// Prepare URL for `Get Presigned URL` API call
			string query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format(
				"https://bytescout.io/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={0}", 
				Path.GetFileName(SourceFile)));

			try
			{
				// Execute request
				string response = webClient.DownloadString(query);

				// Parse JSON response
				JObject json = JObject.Parse(response);

				if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false)
				{
					// Get URL to use for the file upload
					string uploadUrl = json["presignedUrl"].ToString();
					string uploadedFileUrl = json["url"].ToString();

					// 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD.

					webClient.Headers.Add("content-type", "application/octet-stream");
					webClient.UploadFile(uploadUrl, "PUT", SourceFile); // You can use UploadData() instead if your file is byte[] or Stream
					webClient.Headers.Remove("content-type");

					// 3. SPLIT UPLOADED PDF

					// Prepare URL for `Split PDF` API call
					query = Uri.EscapeUriString(string.Format(
						"https://bytescout.io/v1/pdf/split?pages={0}&url={1}",
						Pages,
						uploadedFileUrl));

					// Execute request
					response = webClient.DownloadString(query);

					// Parse JSON response
					json = JObject.Parse(response);

					if (json["error"].ToObject<bool>() == false)
					{
						// Download generated PDF files
						int part = 1;
						foreach (JToken token in json["urls"])
						{
							string resultFileUrl = token.ToString();
							string localFileName = String.Format(@".\part{0}.pdf", part);

							webClient.DownloadFile(resultFileUrl, localFileName);

							Console.WriteLine("Downloaded \"{0}\".", localFileName);
							part++;
						}
					}
					else
					{
						Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString());
					}
				}
				else
				{
					Console.WriteLine(json["message"].ToString());
				}
			}
			catch (WebException e)
			{
				Console.WriteLine(e.ToString());
			}

			webClient.Dispose();


			Console.WriteLine();
			Console.WriteLine("Press any key...");
			Console.ReadKey();
		}
	}
}


  Click here to get your Free Trial version of the SDK

prev
next