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Convert PDF to Text - GoogleAppScript

PDF To TEXT sample in GoogleAppScript demonstrating ‘Convert PDF to Text’
// Visit Knowledgebase for adding Text Macros to PDF 

// Handle Menu on Google Sheet Open Event
function onOpen() {
  var spreadsheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActive();
  var menuItems = [
    {name: 'CreatePDF', functionName: 'fillPDFForm'} 
  spreadsheet.addMenu('', menuItems);
 * A function that adds headers and some initial data to the spreadsheet.
function fillPDFForm() {
  var spreadsheet = SpreadsheetApp.getActive();

  // Get API Key Cell
  let pdfCoAPIKeyCell = spreadsheet.getRange("A1");

  // Get Cells for Input/Output
  let pdfUrlCell = spreadsheet.getRange("A2");
  let resultUrlCell =  spreadsheet.getRange("A3");

  let pdfCoAPIKey = pdfCoAPIKeyCell.getValue();
  let pdfUrl = pdfUrlCell.getValue();
  // Prepare Payload
  var data = {
    "async": false,
    "encrypt": false,
    "inline": false,
    "name": "sample_result",
    "url": pdfUrl

  // Prepare Request Options
  var options = {
    'method' : 'post',
    'contentType': 'application/json',
    'headers': {
      "x-api-key": pdfCoAPIKey
    // Convert the JavaScript object to a JSON string.
    'payload' : JSON.stringify(data)
  // Get Response
  var pdfCoResponse = UrlFetchApp.fetch('', options);

  var pdfCoRespContent = pdfCoResponse.getContentText();
  var pdfCoRespJson = JSON.parse(pdfCoRespContent);

  // Display Result
} Web API: the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

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