How do I create a new document in Zoho Writer? Any sample codes?

How do I create a new document in Zoho Writer? Any sample codes?

To create a new document from scratch, you need to make use of Zoho Writer's Create Document API.

HTML Sample Code:


<form method="POST" action="https://writer.zoho.com/writer/officeapi/v1/document" enctype="multipart/form-data" target="_self" 
accept-charset="UTF-8">

<input type="hidden" name="apikey" value="423s*****">
<input type="hidden" name="permissions" value='{"document.export":true,"document.print":true,"document.edit":true,"review.comment":true,"collab.chat":true}'>
<input type="hidden" name="document_defaults" value='{"orientation":"portrait","paper_size":"Letter","font_name":"Lato","font_size":12,"track_changes":"disabled","margin": {"left":"1.5in","right":"1.5in","top":"0.25in","bottom":"0.25in"}}'>
<input type="hidden" name="editor_settings" value='{"unit":"in", "language":"en","view":"pageview"}'>
<input type="hidden" name="callback_settings" value='{"save_format":"docx","save_url":"https://zylker.com/save.php","context_info":"Doc Info"}'>
<input type="hidden" name="document_info" value='{"document_name":"New Document", "document_id":"130003"}'>
<input type="hidden" name="user_info" value='{"user_id":"1000", "display_name":"Jack"}'>
<input type="submit" name="submit" value="Create New Document">
</form> 


Curl Sample Code:


curl -X POST \
  -H 'content-type: multipart/form-data; boundary=----WebKitFormBoundary7MA4YWxkTrZu0gW' \
  -F 'apikey=423s*****' \
  -F 'document_defaults={"font_size":"12","font_name":"Roboto","orientation":"portrait","paper_size":"A4","track_changes":"disabled","margin": 
       {"left":"1.5in","right":"1.5in","top":"0.25in","bottom":"0.25in"}}' \
  -F 'editor_settings={"unit":"in","language":"en","view":"pageview"}' \
  -F 'permissions={"document.export":true,"document.print":true,"document.edit":true,"review.changes.resolve":false,"review.comment":true,"collab.chat":true }' \
  -F 'callback_settings={"save_format":"docx","save_url":"https://zylker.com/save.php%22,%22context_info%22:%22Value can be used during save callback" }' \
  -F 'document_info={"document_name":"New Document","document_id":130003}' \
  -F 'user_info={"user_id":"3001083","display_name":"Jack"}'


You can also build and test Create Document requests right from your browser with Office Integrator Postman Collection.


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