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Split PDF By Text From Uploaded File - PowerShell

PDF Split sample in PowerShell demonstrating ‘Split PDF By Text From Uploaded File’

run.bat
@echo off

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

pause
SplitPdfFromUploadedFile.ps1
# The authentication key (API Key).
# Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co
$API_KEY = "***********************************"

# Source PDF file to split
$SourceFile = ".\sample.pdf"
# Split Search Text
$SplitText = "invoice number"


# 1. RETRIEVE THE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD THE FILE.
# * If you already have a direct file URL, skip to the step 3.

# Prepare URL for `Get Presigned URL` API call
$query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name=" + `
    [System.IO.Path]::GetFileName($SourceFile)
$query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query)

try {
    # Execute request
    $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query
    
    if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) {
        # Get URL to use for the file upload
        $uploadUrl = $jsonResponse.presignedUrl
        # Get URL of uploaded file to use with later API calls
        $uploadedFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url

        # 2. UPLOAD THE FILE TO CLOUD.

        $r = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Put -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "content-type" = "application/octet-stream" } -InFile $SourceFile -Uri $uploadUrl
        
        if ($r.StatusCode -eq 200) {
            
            # 3. SPLIT UPLOADED PDF

            # Prepare URL for `Split PDF By Text` API call
            $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/split2"

            # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod)
            # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co
            $body = @{
                "searchString" = $SplitText
                "url" = $uploadedFileUrl
            } | ConvertTo-Json
            
            # 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) {
                # Download generated PDF files
                $part = 1;
                foreach ($url in $jsonResponse.urls) {
                    $localFileName = ".\part$($part).pdf"

                    # Download PDF file
                    Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $localFileName -Uri $url

                    Write-Host "Downloaded `"$($localFileName)`""
                    $part++
                }
            }
            else {
                # Display service reported error
                Write-Host $jsonResponse.message
            }
        }
        else {
            # Display request error status
            Write-Host $r.StatusCode + " " + $r.StatusDescription
        }
    }
    else {
        # Display service reported error
        Write-Host $jsonResponse.message
    }
}
catch {
    # Display request error
    Write-Host $_.Exception
}

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