How to split PDF by text from URL for PDF splitting API in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

PDF.co Web API: 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.

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SplitPdfFromUrl.ps1

      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Source PDF file to split $SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-split/multiple-invoices.pdf" # Split Search Text $SplitText = "invoice number" # Prepare URL for `Split PDF By Text` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/split2" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $body = @{ "searchString" = $SplitText "url" = $SourceFileUrl } | 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) { # Download generated PDF files $part = 1; foreach ($url in $jsonResponse.urls) { $localFileName = ".\part$($part).pdf" # Download PDF file Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $localFileName -Uri $url Write-Host "Downloaded `"$($localFileName)`"" $part++ } } 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 "& .\SplitPdfFromUrl.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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