tiny-save-as

A tiny JavaScript utility library for file saving

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tiny-save-as
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A tiny JavaScript utility library for file saving

Live demo available at here.

Installation

npm install tiny-save-as

The CDN build is also available on unpkg:

Usage

// Using ES modules
import savaAs from 'tiny-save-as';

// Using ES modules with `import()`
import('https://unpkg.com/tiny-save-as/dist/tiny-save-as.esm.js')
  .then(({default: saveAs}) => {
    saveAs();
  })
  .catch((err) => {
    console.log(err);
  });

// Using CommonJS modules
const savaAs = require('tiny-save-as');

API

savaAs(blob, filename)

  • blob: Blob A blob to save.
  • filename: string A file name with a suffix.

Examples

Text

const str = `# Lorem ipsum
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
Consectetur adipiscing elit
`;
const blob = new Blob([str], { type: 'text/markdown' });
saveAs(blob, 'README.md');

JSON

const json = {
  bool: true,
  num: 3.14159,
  str: '字符串',
  obj: {
    foo: 'bar'
  }
};
const str = JSON.stringify(json, null, 2) + '\n';
const blob = new Blob([str], { type: 'application/json' });
saveAs(blob, 'blob.json');

Canvas

const canvas = document.createElement('canvas');
canvas.width = 200;
canvas.height = 200;
const ctx = canvas.getContext('2d');
ctx.beginPath();
ctx.arc(100, 100, 50, 0, 2 * Math.PI);
ctx.fillStyle = '#f60';
ctx.fill();

// save canvas as PNG image
canvas.toBlob((blob) => {
  saveAs(blob, 'circle.png');
});

// or sava it as JPEG image
canvas.toBlob((blob) => {
  saveAs(blob, 'circle.jpg');
}, 'image/jpeg', 1);

SVG

const str = `<?xml version="1.0"?>
<svg xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg">
  <circle cx="50" cy="50" r="40" stroke-width="1" fill="#f60" />
</svg>`;

const blob = new Blob([str], { type: 'image/svg+xml' });
saveAs(blob, 'circle.svg');

Browsers support

| IE / Edge
IE / Edge | Firefox
Firefox | Chrome
Chrome | Safari
Safari | | --------- | --------- | --------- | --------- | | IE10, IE11, Edge| last 2 versions| last 2 versions| last 2 versions

License

MIT