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How to PDF text search API in Python using ByteScout Cloud API Server

Learning is essential in computer world and the tutorial below will demonstrate how to PDF text search API in Python

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This prolific sample source code in Python for ByteScout Cloud API Server contains various functions and other necessary options you should do calling the API to PDF text search API. IF you want to implement the functionality, just copy and paste this code for Python below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Further improvement of the code will make it more robust.

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PdfTextSearchFromUploadedFile.py
      
import os import requests # pip install requests # 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. # Base URL for PDF.co Web API requests BASE_URL = "https://localhost" # Source PDF file 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' # Note: do not use `+` char in regex, but use `{1,}` instead. # `+` char is valid for URL and will not be escaped, and it will become a space char on the server side. # Enable regular expressions (Regex) RegexSearch = True def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): searchTextInPDF(uploadedFileUrl) def searchTextInPDF(uploadedFileUrl): """Search Text using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare URL for 'PDF Text Search' API request url = "{}/pdf/find?password={}&pages={}&url={}&searchString={}&regexSearch={}".format( BASE_URL, Password, Pages, uploadedFileUrl, SearchString, RegexSearch ) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Display found information for item in json["body"]: print(f"Found text {item['text']} at coordinates {item['left']}, {item['top']}") else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") def uploadFile(fileName): """Uploads file to the cloud""" # 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE. # Prepare URL for 'Get Presigned URL' API request url = "{}/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(fileName)) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # URL to use for file upload uploadUrl = json["presignedUrl"] # URL for future reference uploadedFileUrl = json["url"] # 2. UPLOAD FILE TO CLOUD. with open(fileName, 'rb') as file: requests.put(uploadUrl, data=file, headers={ "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) return uploadedFileUrl else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") return None if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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