Load document from local disk

When document is located on the local disk GroupDocs.Viewer enables you to render it by passing path to the file into Viewer class constructor. Viewer will open file for reading only when any method of Viewer will be called.

Following code snippet shows how to load document from local disk.

    String filePath = ".\\files\\sample.docx";
    Viewer viewer = new Viewer(filePath);

    HtmlViewOptions viewOptions = HtmlViewOptions.forEmbeddedResources();
    viewer.view(viewOptions);
    viewer.close();        

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GitHub Examples

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

Free Online App

Along with full-featured Java library we provide simple but powerful free Apps. You are welcome to view Word, PDF, Excel, PowerPoint documents with free to use online GroupDocs Viewer App.