How to PDF make searchable API in Python with PDF.co Web API

How to write a robust code in Python to PDF make searchable API with this step-by-step tutorial

We made thousands of pre-made source code pieces for easy implementation in your own programming projects. PDF.co Web API is the flexible Web API that includes full set of functions from e-signature requests to data extraction, OCR, images recognition, pdf splitting and pdf splitting. Can also generate barcodes and read barcodes from images, scans and pdf and you can use it to PDF make searchable API with Python.

This prolific sample source code in Python for PDF.co Web API contains various functions and other necessary options you should do calling the API to PDF make searchable API. IF you want to implement the functionality, just copy and paste this code for Python below into your code editor with your app, compile and run your application. Want to see how it works with your data then code testing will allow the function to be tested and work properly.

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MakeSearchablePdfFromUploadedFile.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" # 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" def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): makeSearchablePDF(uploadedFileUrl, DestinationFile) def makeSearchablePDF(uploadedFileUrl, destinationFile): """Make Uploaded PDF file Searchable using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare URL for 'Make Searchable PDF' API request url = "{}/pdf/makesearchable?name={}&password={}&pages={}&lang={}&url={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(destinationFile), Password, Pages, Language, uploadedFileUrl ) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) 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}") def uploadFile(fileName): """Uploads file to the cloud""" # 1. RETRIEVE PRESIGNED URL TO UPLOAD FILE. # Prepare URL for 'Get Presigned URL' API request url = "{}/file/upload/get-presigned-url?contenttype=application/octet-stream&name={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(fileName)) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # URL to use for file upload uploadUrl = json["presignedUrl"] # URL for future reference uploadedFileUrl = json["url"] # 2. UPLOAD FILE TO CLOUD. with open(fileName, 'rb') as file: requests.put(uploadUrl, data=file, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) return uploadedFileUrl else: # Show service reported error print(json["message"]) else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") return None if __name__ == '__main__': main()

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