How to convert PDF to HTML from uploaded file for PDF to HTML API in Python and PDF.co Web API

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This page displays the code samples for programming in Python. PDF.co Web API helps with PDF to HTML API in Python. PDF.co Web API is the Web API with a set of tools for documents manipulation, data conversion, data extraction, splitting and merging of documents. Includes image recognition, built-in OCR, barcode generation and barcode decoders to decode bar codes from scans, pictures and pdf.

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ConvertPdfToHtmlFromUploadedFile.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" # Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. Pages = "" # PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. Password = "" # Destination Html file name DestinationFile = ".\\result.html" # Set to $true to get simplified HTML without CSS. Default is the rich HTML keeping the document design. PlainHtml = False # Set to $true if your document has the column layout like a newspaper. ColumnLayout = False def main(args = None): uploadedFileUrl = uploadFile(SourceFile) if (uploadedFileUrl != None): convertPdfToHtml(uploadedFileUrl, DestinationFile) def convertPdfToHtml(uploadedFileUrl, destinationFile): """Converts PDF To Html using PDF.co Web API""" # Prepare URL for 'PDF To Html' API request url = "{}/pdf/convert/to/html?name={}&password={}&pages={}&simple={}&columns={}&url={}".format( BASE_URL, os.path.basename(destinationFile), Password, Pages, PlainHtml, ColumnLayout, uploadedFileUrl ) # Execute request and get response as JSON response = requests.get(url, headers={ "x-api-key": API_KEY, "content-type": "application/octet-stream" }) if (response.status_code == 200): json = response.json() if json["error"] == False: # Get URL of result file resultFileUrl = json["url"] # Download result file r = requests.get(resultFileUrl, stream=True) if (r.status_code == 200): with open(destinationFile, 'wb') as file: for chunk in r: file.write(chunk) print(f"Result file saved as \"{destinationFile}\" file.") else: print(f"Request error: {response.status_code} {response.reason}") 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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