How to convert DOC to PDF from URL for DOC to PDF API in Python using PDF.co Web API

Step By Step Instructions on how to convert DOC to PDF from URL for DOC to PDF API in Python

Quick guide:Learn how to convert DOC to PDF from URL in Python. PDF.co Web API helps with DOC to PDF API in Python. PDF.co Web API is 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.

This simple and easy to understand sample source code in Python for PDF.co Web API contains different functions and options you should do calling the API to implement DOC to PDF API. This sample code in Python is all you need. Just copy-paste it to the code editor, then add a reference to PDF.co Web API and you are ready to try it! Further improvement of the code will make it more robust.

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ConvertDocToPdfFromUrl.py

      
import os import requests # pip install requests # The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api API_KEY = "******************************************" # Base URL for PDF.co Web API requests BASE_URL = "https://api.pdf.co/v1" # Direct URL of source DOC file. SourceFileURL = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/doc-to-pdf/sample.docx" # Destination PDF file name DestinationFile = ".\\result.pdf" def main(args = None): convertDOCToPDF(SourceFileURL, DestinationFile) def convertDOCToPDF(uploadedFileUrl, destinationFile): """Converts DOC to PDF using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare requests params as JSON # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co parameters = {} parameters["name"] = os.path.basename(destinationFile) parameters["url"] = uploadedFileUrl # Prepare URL for 'DOC To PDF' API request url = "{}/pdf/convert/from/doc".format(BASE_URL) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.post(url, data=parameters, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Get URL of result file resultFileUrl = json["url"] # Download result file r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) if (r.status_code == 200): with open(destinationFile, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{destinationFile}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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