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Convert PDF To XLS From URL - PowerShell

PDF To XLS sample in PowerShell demonstrating ‘Convert PDF To XLS From URL’

# The authentication key (API Key).
# Get your own by registering at
$API_KEY = "***********************************"

# Direct URL of source PDF file.
$SourceFileUrl = ""
# 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 XLS file name
$DestinationFile = ".\result.xls"

# Prepare URL for `PDF To XLS` API call
$query = ""

# Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod)
# See documentation:
$body = @{
    "name" = $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf)
    "password" = $Password
    "pages" = $Pages
    "url" = $SourceFileUrl
} | ConvertTo-Json

try {
    # Execute request
    $response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $body -Uri $query

    $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json

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

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

@echo off

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

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