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

See how to split PDF from URL to have PDF splitting API in PowerShell

Today we will explain the steps and algorithm of how to split PDF from URL and how to make it work in your application. PDF.co Web API helps with PDF splitting API in PowerShell. 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.

You will save a lot of time on writing and testing code as you may just take the code below and use it in your application. Open your PowerShell project and simply copy & paste the code and then run your app! Writing PowerShell application typically includes multiple stages of the software development so even if the functionality works please test it with your data and the production environment.

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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.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-split/sample.pdf" # Comma-separated list of page numbers (or ranges) to process. Example: '1,3-5,7-'. $Pages = "1-2,3-" # Prepare URL for `Split PDF` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/split?pages=$($Pages)&url=$($SourceFileUrl)" $query = [System.Uri]::EscapeUriString($query) try { # Execute request $jsonResponse = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -Uri $query if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # 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 }

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

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