How to PDF make searchable API in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

How to code in PowerShell to PDF make searchable API with this step-by-step tutorial

ByteScout tutorials are designed to explain the code for both PowerShell beginners and advanced programmers. Want to PDF make searchable API in your PowerShell app? PDF.co Web API is designed for it. PDF.co Web API is the Rest API that provides set of data extraction functions, tools for documents manipulation, splitting and merging of pdf files. Includes built-in OCR, images recognition, can generate and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf.

This rich sample source code in PowerShell for PDF.co Web API includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to PDF make searchable API. In your PowerShell project or application you may simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! You can use these PowerShell sample examples in one or many applications.

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MakeSearchablePdfFromUploadedFile.ps1
      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Source PDF file $SourceFile = ".\sample.pdf" # Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. $Pages = "" # PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. $Password = "" # OCR language. "eng", "fra", "deu", "spa" supported currently. Let us know if you need more. $Language = "eng" # Destination PDF file name $DestinationFile = ".\result.pdf" # 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. MAKE UPLOADED PDF FILE SEARCHABLE # Prepare URL for `Make Searchable PDF` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/makesearchable?name={0}&password={1}&pages={2}&lang={3}&url={4}" -f ` $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf), $Password, $Pages, $Language, $uploadedFileUrl $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query if ($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 $r.StatusCode + " " + $r.StatusDescription } } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

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@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\MakeSearchablePdfFromUploadedFile.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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