How to convert any Document into PDF in Node.JS

PDFs are always a reliable choice; you know that they will be compatible and printable. This is certainly not always the case with DOCX, XLSX, etc. To take the guesswork out of this issue, we have set up an API that you can use to automatically convert any document file into a PDF almost instantly.

To use our API, we will need to install its client. Insert this reference into your package.json file to do this.

"dependencies": {
"cloudmersive-convert-api-client": "^2.1.6"

Now call convertDocumentAutodetectToPdf with this block of code here.

var CloudmersiveConvertApiClient = require('cloudmersive-convert-api-client');var defaultClient = CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ApiClient.instance;// Configure API key authorization: Apikeyvar Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.apiKeyPrefix = 'Token';var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ConvertDocumentApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input file to perform the operation on.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.convertDocumentAutodetectToPdf(inputFile, callback);

From there, it’s as simple as inputting your file(s) and getting back the PDFs. Easy.

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There’s an API for that. Cloudmersive is a leader in Highly Scalable Cloud APIs.

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