How to merge any documents from urls for PDF merging API in PowerShell and PDF.co Web API

PDF.co Web API: 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.

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MergeAnyDocumentsFromUrls.ps1

      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Direct URLs of documents to merge. Supports documents, spreadsheets, images as sources. $SourceFiles = @( "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-merge/sample1.pdf", "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/doc-to-pdf/sample.docx" ) # Destination PDF file name $DestinationFile = ".\result.pdf" # Prepare URL for `Merge Document` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/merge2" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $body = @{ "name" = $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf) "url" = $SourceFiles -join "," } | ConvertTo-Json try { # 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) { # 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 } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

run.bat

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

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