I can't load PDF.js lib in Lightning Web Component

Salesforce Asked by Alef Ribeiro on January 2, 2022

I’m creating an lwc component that shows a pdf with canvas, the lib I’m using is this:PDF,js
when trying to load lib, returns me an undefined error, can someone help me how to load correctly

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My Html

    <div class="container">
        <canvas id="the-canvas" class="canvas" lwc:dom="manual"></canvas>

My Js

import { LightningElement } from 'lwc';
import { ShowToastEvent } from 'lightning/platformShowToastEvent';
import { loadScript } from 'lightning/platformResourceLoader';
import PdfViewerJs from '@salesforce/resourceUrl/pdfViewer';

export default class compC21Body extends LightningElement {

 renderedCallback() {
    const jsPath = PdfViewerJs + '/pdf.js';

    loadScript(this, jsPath).then(() => {
    }).catch(error => {
            new ShowToastEvent({
                title: 'Error Pdf Viewer',
                message: error ? error.message : 'We get error to load some script :/',
                variant: 'error',

I put the lib build folder inside the statistic feature in salesforce
Inside the static resource folder we have the files

  • pdf.js
  • pdf.worker.js

if you have any library suggestions, I just need it to use canvas and not iframe

error update
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SecureElement does not allow access to charset

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Failed to load script at /resource/1573759295000/pdfViewer/pdf.js: regeneratorRuntime is not defined [regeneratorRuntime is not defined]

One Answer

Try uploading just the pdf js file in a separate static resource and pdf worker js in a separate static resource and load pdf js first and worker js next.

import { LightningElement } from 'lwc';
import PDFJS from '@salesforce/resourceUrl/pdfJS';
import PDFWORKER from '@salesforce/resourceUrl/pdfWorker'
import { loadStyle, loadScript } from 'lightning/platformResourceLoader';
export default class PdfPoc extends LightningElement {
    scale = 1;
        Promise.all([loadScript(this, PDFJS), loadScript(this, PDFWORKER )]).then(()=>{
            console.log('PDF JS loaded');
            pdfjsLib.GlobalWorkerOptions.workerSrc = PDFWORKER;
            console.log(' Error loading scripts '+ error);

Answered by Manjunatha V P on January 2, 2022

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