Cloud API – PDF To Text – PowerShell – Convert PDF To Text From URL

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Cloud API – PDF To Text – PowerShell – Convert PDF To Text From URL

ConvertPdfToTextFromUrl.ps1

# (!) 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
$API_KEY = "***********************************"

# Direct URL of source PDF file.
$SourceFileUrl = "https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/bytescout-com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-text/sample.pdf"
# Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'.
$Pages = ""
# PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents.
$Password = ""
# Destination TXT file name
$DestinationFile = ".\result.txt"


# Prepare URL for `PDF To Text` API call
$query = "https://bytescout.io/v1/pdf/convert/to/text?name={0}&password={1}&pages={2}&url={3}" -f `
    $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf), $Password, $Pages, $SourceFileUrl
$query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query)

try {
    # Execute request
    $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query

    if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) {
        # Get URL of generated TXT file
        $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url;
        
        # Download TXT file
        Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $DestinationFile -Uri $resultFileUrl

        Write-Host "Generated TXT file saved as `"$($DestinationFile)`" file."
    }
    else {
        # Display service reported error
        Write-Host $jsonResponse.message
    }
}
catch {
    # Display request error
    Write-Host $_.Exception
}

run.bat

@echo off

powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\ConvertPdfToTextFromUrl.ps1"
echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel%

pause

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