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Generate PDF From HTML File - PowerShell

PDF from HTML (HTML to PDF) sample in PowerShell demonstrating ‘Generate PDF From HTML File’

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

# HTML input
$HtmlInput = [IO.File]::ReadAllText(".\sample.html")
# Destination PDF file name
$DestinationFile = ".\result.pdf"

# Prepare URL for HTML to PDF API call
$query = ""
$query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query)

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

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

    if ($response.StatusCode -eq 200) {
        $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json

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

            Write-Host "Generated PDF file saved as `"$($DestinationFile)`" file."
        else {
            # Display service reported error
            Write-Host $jsonResponse.message
    else {
        # Display request error status
        Write-Host $response.StatusCode + " " + $response.StatusDescription
catch {
    # Display request error
    Write-Host $_.Exception

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html xmlns="" lang="" xml:lang="">

	<title>TODO List</title>
	<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />

	<h1>TODO List</h1>
			Wash the car
			Do the dishes
			Walk the dog
			Buy A4 papers

</html> 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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