Step 1: Source and Code
Let’s start by opening Visual Studio and saving the following files.
Step 2: Install Requests Module
We will use this requests module for file upload. Type the
npm install request in your terminal.
Step 3: PDF.co API Key
In line 13, add your PDF.co API Key. You can get your API Key in the PDF.co dashboard here.
Step 4: Source File
In line 17, enter your source PDF file.
Step 5: Destination File
Type in your desired PDF file name output in line 25.
Step 6: Run Program
After setting up the code, you may now run the program. Type the
node app.js in the terminal.
Step 7: Converted Searchable PDF Demo
Here’s a demo to convert scanned PDF into searchable PDF from start to finish.