How to convert PDF to XLS from URL (node for PDF to excel API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

Learn how to convert PDF to XLS from URL (node to have PDF to excel API in JavaScript

These source code samples are listed and grouped by their programming language and functions they use. PDF.co Web API helps with PDF to excel API in JavaScript. 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.

JavaScript code samples for JavaScript developers help to speed up the application’s code writing when using PDF.co Web API. For implimentation of this functionality, please copy and paste code below into your app using code editor. Then compile and run your app. This basic programming language sample code for JavaScript will do the whole work for you in implementing PDF to excel API in your app.

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ConvertPdfToXlsFromUrl.js
      
var https = require("https"); var path = require("path"); var fs = require("fs"); // The authentication key (API Key). // Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api const API_KEY = "***********************************"; // Direct URL of source PDF file. const SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-excel/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 XLS file name const DestinationFile = "./result.xls"; // Prepare request to `PDF To XLS` API endpoint var queryPath = `/v1/pdf/convert/to/xls?name=${path.basename(DestinationFile)}&password=${Password}&pages=${Pages}&url=${SourceFileUrl}`; var reqOptions = { host: "api.pdf.co", path: encodeURI(queryPath), headers: { "x-api-key": API_KEY } }; // Send request https.get(reqOptions, (response) => { response.on("data", (d) => { // Parse JSON response var data = JSON.parse(d); if (data.error == false) { // Download XLS file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated XLS file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log(data.message); } }); }).on("error", (e) => { // Request error console.log(e); });

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