PDF to JSON API in cURL and PDF.co Web API

PDF.co Web API: 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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@echo off :: Path of the cURL executable set CURL="curl.exe" :: The authentication key (API Key). :: Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api set API_KEY=*********************************** :: Direct URL of source PDF file. set SOURCE_FILE_URL=https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-json/sample.pdf :: Comma-separated list of page indices (or ranges) to process. Leave empty for all pages. Example: '0,2-5,7-'. set PAGES= :: PDF document password. Leave empty for unprotected documents. set PASSWORD= :: Destination JSON file name set RESULT_FILE_NAME=result.json :: Some of advanced options available through profiles: :: (it can be single/double-quoted and contain comments.) :: { :: "profiles": [ :: { :: "profile1": { :: "SaveImages": "None", // Whether to extract images. Values: "None", "Embed". :: "ImageFormat": "PNG", // Image format for extracted images. Values: "PNG", "JPEG", "GIF", "BMP". :: "SaveVectors": false, // Whether to extract vector objects (vertical and horizontal lines). Values: true / false :: "ExtractInvisibleText": true, // Invisible text extraction. Values: true / false :: "ExtractShadowLikeText": true, // Shadow-like text extraction. Values: true / false :: "LineGroupingMode": "None", // Values: "None", "GroupByRows", "GroupByColumns", "JoinOrphanedRows" :: "ColumnDetectionMode": "ContentGroupsAndBorders", // Values: "ContentGroupsAndBorders", "ContentGroups", "Borders", "BorderedTables" :: "Unwrap": false, // Unwrap grouped text in table cells. Values: true / false :: "ShrinkMultipleSpaces": false, // Shrink multiple spaces in table cells that affect column detection. Values: true / false :: "DetectNewColumnBySpacesRatio": 1, // Spacing ratio that affects column detection. :: "CustomExtractionColumns": [ 0, 50, 150, 200, 250, 300 ], // Explicitly specify columns coordinates for table extraction. :: "CheckPermissions": true, // Ignore document permissions. Values: true / false :: } :: } :: ] :: } :: Sample profile that sets advanced conversion options :: Advanced options are properties of JSONExtractor class from ByteScout JSON Extractor SDK used in the back-end: :: https://cdn.bytescout.com/help/BytescoutPDFExtractorSDK/html/84356d44-6249-3251-2da8-83c1f34a2f39.htm set Profiles="{ 'profiles': [ { 'profile1': { 'TrimSpaces': 'False', 'PreserveFormattingOnTextExtraction': 'True' } } ] }" :: Prepare URL for `PDF To JSON` API call set QUERY="https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/json?name=%RESULT_FILE_NAME%&password=%PASSWORD%&pages=%PAGES%&url=%SOURCE_FILE_URL%" :: Perform request and save response to a file %CURL% -g -# -X GET -H "x-api-key: %API_KEY%" %QUERY% -d Profiles >response.json :: Display the response type response.json :: Use any convenient way to parse JSON response and get URL of generated file(s) echo. pause



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