How to split PDF by text from uploaded file for PDF splitting API in Python and PDF.co Web API

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.

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SplitPDFFromUploadedFile.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" # Split by Text SplitText = "invoice number" def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): splitPDF(uploadedFileUrl) def splitPDF(uploadedFileUrl): """Split PDF By Text using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare requests params as JSON # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co parameters = {} parameters["searchString"] = SplitText parameters["url"] = uploadedFileUrl # Prepare URL for 'Split PDF By Text' API request url = "{}/pdf/split2".format(BASE_URL) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.post(url, data=parameters, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Download generated PNG files part = 1 for resultFileUrl in json["urls"]: # Download Result File r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) localFileUrl = f"Page{part}.pdf" if r.status_code == 200: with open(localFileUrl, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{localFileUrl}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") part = part + 1 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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