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demo of using pdf.js to extract pages to images
<script src="http://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/processing.js/1.4.1/processing-api.min.js"></script><html>
<!--
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Source can be edited via http://jsbin.com/pdfjs-helloworld-v2/8598/edit
-->
<body>
<canvas id="the-canvas" style="border:1px solid black"></canvas>
<input id='pdf' type='file'/>
<!-- Use latest PDF.js build from Github -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="https://rawgithub.com/mozilla/pdf.js/gh-pages/build/pdf.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
//
// Disable workers to avoid yet another cross-origin issue (workers need the URL of
// the script to be loaded, and dynamically loading a cross-origin script does
// not work)
//
PDFJS.disableWorker = true;
//
// Asynchronous download PDF as an ArrayBuffer
//
var pdf = document.getElementById('pdf');
pdf.onchange = function(ev) {
if (file = document.getElementById('pdf').files[0]) {
fileReader = new FileReader();
fileReader.onload = function(ev) {
console.log(ev);
PDFJS.getDocument(fileReader.result).then(function getPdfHelloWorld(pdf) {
//
// Fetch the first page
//
console.log(pdf)
pdf.getPage(1).then(function getPageHelloWorld(page) {
var scale = 1.5;
var viewport = page.getViewport(scale);
//
// Prepare canvas using PDF page dimensions
//
var canvas = document.getElementById('the-canvas');
var context = canvas.getContext('2d');
canvas.height = viewport.height;
canvas.width = viewport.width;
//
// Render PDF page into canvas context
//
var task = page.render({canvasContext: context, viewport: viewport})
task.promise.then(function(){
console.log(canvas.toDataURL('image/jpeg'));
});
});
}, function(error){
console.log(error);
});
};
fileReader.readAsArrayBuffer(file);
}
}
</script>
<style id="jsbin-css">
</style>
<script>
</script>
</body>
</html>
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