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Introduction

This page will help you get started with rollMyFile JavaScript API to open hundreds of different file types on the Web.

[block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "API Is Still In Beta", "body": "At this time API is not open for use by everybody. If you are interested in early access, please drop us a note at [[email protected]][1] and we will be happy to let you in and show around.\n\n[1]: mailto:[email protected]" } [/block] # Using rollMyFile API in JavaScript On a page, where you want to let users open files, you simply do the following [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "<script type=\"text/javascript\" src=\"https://api.rollapp.com/1/js/rollmyfile.js\"></script>\n\n<script type=\"text/javascript\">\n var key = \"SeCur3AP1K3y\";\n\n var rollMyFile = new RollMyFile(key);\n</script>", "language": "html" } ] } [/block] And then all it takes to open a file is [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "rollMyFile.openFileByUrl(\"https://www.example.com/documentation/overview.docx\");", "language": "javascript" } ] } [/block]