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

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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@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-text/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= :: Result TXT file name set RESULT_FILE_NAME=result.txt ::Some of advanced options available through profiles: ::(JSON can be single/double-quoted and contain comments.) ::{ :: "profiles": [ :: { :: "profile1": { :: "ExtractInvisibleText": true, // Invisible text extraction. Values: true / false :: "ExtractShadowLikeText": true, // Shadow-like text extraction. Values: true / false :: "ExtractAnnotations": true, // Whether to extract PDF annotations. :: "CheckPermissions": true, // Ignore document permissions. Values: true / false :: "DetectNewColumnBySpacesRatio": 1.2, // A ratio affecting number of spaces between words. :: } :: } :: ] ::} :: Sample profile that sets advanced conversion options :: Advanced options are properties of TextExtractor class from ByteScout Text Extractor SDK used in the back-end: :: https://cdn.bytescout.com/help/BytescoutPDFExtractorSDK/html/8a2bae5a-346f-8338-b5aa-6f3522dca0d4.htm set Profiles="{ 'profiles': [ { 'profile1': { 'TrimSpaces': 'False', 'PreserveFormattingOnTextExtraction': 'True', 'Unwrap': 'True' } } ] }" :: Prepare URL for `PDF To Text` API call set QUERY="https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/text?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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