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Split PDF By Barcode From URL (Node.js) - JavaScript

PDF Split sample in JavaScript demonstrating ‘Split PDF By Barcode From URL (Node.js)’

var https = require("https");
var fs = require("fs");

// The authentication key (API Key).
// Get your own by registering at
const API_KEY = "***********************************";

// Source PDF file to split
// You can also upload your own file into and use it as url. Check "Upload File" samples for code snippets:    
const SourceFileUrl = ";
// Split by qr code or datamatrix with value search with regex
const SplitText = "[[barcode:qrcode,datamatrix /bytescout\\.com/]]";

// Prepare request to `Split PDF By Barcode` API endpoint
var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/split2`;

// JSON payload for api request
var jsonPayload = JSON.stringify({
    searchString: SplitText, url: SourceFileUrl

var reqOptions = {
    host: "",
    method: "POST",
    path: queryPath,
    headers: {
        "x-api-key": API_KEY,
        "Content-Type": "application/json",
        "Content-Length": Buffer.byteLength(jsonPayload, 'utf8')
// Send request
var postRequest = https.request(reqOptions, (response) => {
    response.on("data", (d) => {
        // Parse JSON response
        var data = JSON.parse(d);
        if (data.error == false) {
            // Download generated PDF files
            var part = 1;
            data.urls.forEach((url) => {
                var localFileName = `./part${part}.pdf`;
                var file = fs.createWriteStream(localFileName);
                https.get(url, (response2) => {
                        .on("close", () => {
                            console.log(`Generated PDF file saved as "${localFileName}" file.`);
            }, this);
        else {
            // Service reported error
}).on("error", (e) => {
    // Request error

// Write request data
postRequest.end(); 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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