How to convert PDF to text in jquery async API for PDF to text API in JavaScript with PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to text in jquery async API for PDF to text API in JavaScript: How To Tutorial

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var apiKey, formData, toType, isInline; $(document).ready(function () { $("#resultBlock").hide(); $("#errorBlock").hide(); $("#result").attr("href", '').html(''); }); $(document).on("click", "#submit", function () { $("#resultBlock").hide(); $("#errorBlock").hide(); $("#inlineOutput").text(''); // inline output div $("#status").text(''); // status div apiKey = $("#apiKey").val().trim(); //Get your API key at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api formData = $("#form input[type=file]")[0].files[0]; // file to upload toType = $("#convertType").val(); // output type isInline = $("#outputType").val() == "inline"; // if we need output as inline content or link to output file $("#status").html('Requesting presigned url for upload... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/file/upload/get-presigned-url?name=test.pdf&contenttype=application/pdf&encrypt=true', type: 'GET', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, // passing our api key success: function (result) { if (result['error'] === false) { var presignedUrl = result['presignedUrl']; // reading provided presigned url to put our content into $("#status").html('Uploading... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: presignedUrl, // no api key is required to upload file type: 'PUT', headers: { 'content-type': 'application/pdf' }, // setting to pdf type as we are uploading pdf file data: formData, processData: false, success: function (result) { $("#status").html('Processing... &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/' + toType + '?url=' + presignedUrl + '&encrypt=true&inline=' + isInline + '&async=True', type: 'POST', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, success: function (result) { if (result.error) { $("#status").text('Error uploading file.'); } else { checkIfJobIsCompleted(result.jobId, result.url); } } }); }, error: function () { $("#status").text('Error'); } }); } } }); }); function checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl) { $.ajax({ url: 'https://api.pdf.co/v1/job/check?jobid=' + jobId, type: 'GET', headers: { 'x-api-key': apiKey }, // passing our api key success: function (jobResult) { $("#status").html(jobResult.status + ' &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img src="ajax-loader.gif" />'); if (jobResult.status == "working") { // Check again after 3 seconds setTimeout(function(){ checkIfJobIsCompleted(jobId, resultFileUrl); }, 3000); } else if (jobResult.status == "success") { $("#status").text('Done converting.'); $("#resultBlock").show(); if (isInline && toType != "xls" && toType != "xlsx") { $.ajax({ url: resultFileUrl, dataType: 'text', success: function(respText){ $("#inlineOutput").text(respText); } }); } else { $("#result").attr("href", resultFileUrl).html(resultFileUrl); } } } }); }

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