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Open a document

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Viewer

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PDF.js Express REST API

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Open a document from Blob

The following features are available in:

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PDF.js Express Viewer

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PDF.js Express Viewer is a free viewer that has limited capabilities compared to PDF.js Express Pro

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PDF.js Express Plus

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PDF.js Express Plus is a paid product that supports annotating, signing, form filling and more

If your document is already in Blob format you can pass the Blob object directly to loadDocument function.

WebViewer(...)
  .then(instance => {
    instance.loadDocument(myBlob, { filename: 'myfile.pdf' });

    const { docViewer } = instance;
    docViewer.on('documentLoaded', () => {
      // perform document operations
    });
  });
WebViewer(...)
  .then(instance => {
    instance.UI.loadDocument(myBlob, { filename: 'myfile.pdf' });

    const { documentViewer } = instance.Core;
    documentViewer.addEventListener('documentLoaded', () => {
      // perform document operations
    });
  });