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How to PDF text search API in PowerShell and ByteScout Cloud API Server

This code in PowerShell shows how to PDF text search API with this how to tutorial

Every ByteScout tool includes simple example PowerShell source codes that you can get here or in the folder with installed ByteScout product. Want to PDF text search API in your PowerShell app? ByteScout Cloud API Server is designed for it. ByteScout Cloud API Server is API server that is ready to use and can be installed and deployed in less than 30 minutes on your own Windows server or server in a cloud. It can save data and files on your local server-based file storage or in Amazon AWS S3 storage. Data is processed solely on the API server and is powered by ByteScout engine, no cloud services or Internet connection is required for data processing..

This prolific sample source code in PowerShell for ByteScout Cloud API Server contains various functions and other necessary options you should do calling the API to PDF text search API. Simply copy and paste in your PowerShell project or application you and then run your app! Use of ByteScout Cloud API Server in PowerShell is also described in the documentation included along with the product.

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PDFTextSearchFromUploadedFileAsync.ps1
      
# Please NOTE: In this sample we're assuming Cloud Api Server is hosted at "https://localhost". # If it's not then please replace this with with your hosting url. # Source file name $SourceFile = ".\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 = "" # Search string. $SearchString = '\d{1,}\.\d\d' #Regular expression to find numbers like '100.00' # Enable regular expressions (Regex) $RegexSearch = 'True' # (!) Make asynchronous job $Async = $true # 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 $query = "https://localhost/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=" + ` [System.IO.Path]::GetFileName($SourceFile) $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) try { # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Get URL to use for the file upload $uploadUrl = $jsonResponse.presignedUrl # Get URL of uploaded file to use with later API calls $uploadedFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url # 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD. $r = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Put -Headers @{ "content-type" = "application/octet-stream" } -InFile $SourceFile -Uri $uploadUrl if ($r.StatusCode -eq 200) { # 3. TEXT SEARCH FROM UPLOADED FILE # Prepare URL for PDF text search API call. $query = "https://localhost/pdf/find?password=$($Password)&pages=$($Pages)&url=$($uploadedFileUrl)&searchString=$($SearchString)&regexSearch=$($RegexSearch)&async=$($Async)" $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) try { # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Asynchronous job ID $jobId = $jsonResponse.jobId # URL of generated JSON file with search result that will available after the job completion $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url # Check the job status in a loop. # If you don't want to pause the main thread you can rework the code # to use a separate thread for the status checking and completion. do { $statusCheckUrl = "https://localhost/job/check?jobid=" + $jobId $jsonStatus = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri $statusCheckUrl # Display timestamp and status (for demo purposes) Write-Host "$(Get-date): $($jsonStatus.status)" if ($jsonStatus.status -eq "success") { # Get JSON for search result $jsonSearchResult = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri $resultFileUrl # Display found result in console foreach ($item in $jsonSearchResult) { Write-Host "Found text $($item.text) at coordinates $($item.left), $($item.top)" } break } elseif ($jsonStatus.status -eq "working") { # Pause for a few seconds Start-Sleep -Seconds 3 } else { Write-Host $jsonStatus.status break } } while ($true) } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception } } else { # Display request error status Write-Host $r.StatusCode + " " + $r.StatusDescription } } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

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@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\PDFTextSearchFromUploadedFileAsync.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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