How to convert PDF to XML from URL for PDF to XML API in PowerShell using PDF.co Web API

How to convert PDF to XML from URL for PDF to XML API in PowerShell: Step By Step Tutorial

We’ve created and updating regularly our sample code library so you may quickly learn PDF to XML API and the step-by-step process in PowerShell. PDF.co Web API was made to help with PDF to XML API in PowerShell. 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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ConvertPdfToXmlFromUrl.ps1

      
# The authentication key (API Key). # Get your own by registering at https://app.pdf.co/documentation/api $API_KEY = "***********************************" # Direct URL of source PDF file. $SourceFileUrl = "https://bytescout-com.s3.amazonaws.com/files/demo-files/cloud-api/pdf-to-xml/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 XML file name $DestinationFile = ".\result.xml" # Prepare URL for `PDF To XML` API call $query = "https://api.pdf.co/v1/pdf/convert/to/xml" # Prepare request body (will be auto-converted to JSON by Invoke-RestMethod) # See documentation: https://apidocs.pdf.co $body = @{ "name" = $(Split-Path $DestinationFile -Leaf) "password" = $Password "pages" = $Pages "url" = $SourceFileUrl } | ConvertTo-Json try { # Execute request $response = Invoke-WebRequest -Method Post -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY; "Content-Type" = "application/json" } -Body $body -Uri $query $jsonResponse = $response.Content | ConvertFrom-Json if ($jsonResponse.error -eq $false) { # Get URL of generated XML file $resultFileUrl = $jsonResponse.url; # Download XML file Invoke-WebRequest -Headers @{ "x-api-key" = $API_KEY } -OutFile $DestinationFile -Uri $resultFileUrl Write-Host "Generated XML file saved as `"$($DestinationFile)`" file." } else { # Display service reported error Write-Host $jsonResponse.message } } catch { # Display request error Write-Host $_.Exception }

run.bat

      
@echo off powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "& .\ConvertPdfToXmlFromUrl.ps1" echo Script finished with errorlevel=%errorlevel% pause

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