Load document from FTP

Following example demonstrates how to render a document from FTP.

 		public static void LoadDocumentFromFtp()
			using (Viewer viewer = new Viewer(() => GetFileFromFtp("sample.docx")))
                HtmlViewOptions viewOptions = HtmlViewOptions.ForEmbeddedResources();                
        private static Stream GetFileFromFtp(string filePath)
            Uri uri = new Uri(filePath);
            FtpWebRequest request = CreateRequest(uri);
            using (WebResponse response = request.GetResponse())
                return GetFileStream(response);

        private static FtpWebRequest CreateRequest(Uri uri)
            FtpWebRequest request = (FtpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create(uri);
            request.Method = WebRequestMethods.Ftp.DownloadFile;
            return request;

        private static Stream GetFileStream(WebResponse response)
            MemoryStream fileStream = new MemoryStream();
            using (Stream responseStream = response.GetResponseStream())
            fileStream.Position = 0;
            return fileStream;

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GitHub Examples

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