This article shows you how to extract text from an online PDF document in
- Copy the following source code to a Java file named
- Specify the URL of your online PDF document on line 20.
- Replace the Client ID and Secret on lines 10 and 11 if you have your own credentials.
- Compile the Java file:
- Execute the class to see the extracted text:
If your PDF file is larger than 1 MB, you will need to call the asynchronous API instead. See an example in Java.
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Want to extract PDF text in another programming language? Check out the PDF-to-Text API page.