How to convert PDF to CSV from file (node for PDF to CSV API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

Step By Step Tutorial: how to convert PDF to CSV from file (node for PDF to CSV API in JavaScript

Sample source codes below will show you how to cope with a difficult task, for example, PDF to CSV API in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to CSV API in JavaScript. 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.

This rich sample source code in JavaScript for PDF.co Web API includes the number of functions and options you should do calling the API to implement PDF to CSV API. This JavaScript sample code should be copied and pasted into your project. After doing this just compile your project and click Run. You can use these JavaScript sample examples in one or many applications.

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ConvertPdfToCsvFromFile.js
      
/*jshint esversion: 6 */ var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // `request` module is required for file upload. // Use "npm install request" command to install. var request = require("request"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "**************************************"; // Source PDF file const SourceFile = "./sample.pdf"; // Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. const Pages = ""; // PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. const Password = ""; // Destination CSV file name const DestinationFile = "./result.csv"; // Prepare URL for `PDF To CSV` API call var query = `https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/csv`; let reqOptions = { uri: query, headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY }, formData: { name: path.basename(DestinationFile), password: Password, pages: Pages, file: fs.createReadStream(SourceFile) } }; // Send request request.post(reqOptions, function (error, response, body) { if (error) { return console.error("Error: ", error); } // Parse JSON response let data = JSON.parse(body); if (data.error == false) { // Download CSV file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated CSV file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log("Error: " + data.message); } });

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