How to convert PDF to XLSX from file (node for PDF to excel API in JavaScript and PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to XLSX from file (node in JavaScript with easy ByteScout code samples to make PDF to excel API. Step-by-step tutorial

We’ve created and updating regularly our sample code library so you may quickly learn PDF to excel API and the step-by-step process in JavaScript. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to excel 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.

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ConvertPdfToXlsxFromFile.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 XLSX file name const DestinationFile = "./result.xlsx"; // Prepare URL for `PDF To XLSX` API endpoint var query = `https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/xlsx`; 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 XLSX file var file = fs.createWriteStream(DestinationFile); https.get(data.url, (response2) => { response2.pipe(file) .on("close", () => { console.log(`Generated XLSX file saved as "${DestinationFile}" file.`); }); }); } else { // Service reported error console.log("Error: " + data.message); } });

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