PdfEncryptionDetails class

Contains details for encrypting and access permissions for a PDF document.

public class PdfEncryptionDetails


Name Description
PdfEncryptionDetails(string, string) Initializes an instance of this class.


Name Description
OwnerPassword { get; set; } Specifies the owner password for the encrypted PDF document.
Permissions { get; set; } Specifies the operations that are allowed to a user on an encrypted PDF document. The default value is DisallowAll.
UserPassword { get; set; } Specifies the user password required for opening the encrypted PDF document.


Shows how to set permissions on a saved PDF document.

Document doc = new Document();
DocumentBuilder builder = new DocumentBuilder(doc);

builder.Writeln("Hello world!");

PdfEncryptionDetails encryptionDetails =
    new PdfEncryptionDetails("password", string.Empty);

// Start by disallowing all permissions.
encryptionDetails.Permissions = PdfPermissions.DisallowAll;

// Extend permissions to allow the editing of annotations.
encryptionDetails.Permissions = PdfPermissions.ModifyAnnotations | PdfPermissions.DocumentAssembly;

// Create a "PdfSaveOptions" object that we can pass to the document's "Save" method
// to modify how that method converts the document to .PDF.
PdfSaveOptions saveOptions = new PdfSaveOptions();

// Enable encryption via the "EncryptionDetails" property.
saveOptions.EncryptionDetails = encryptionDetails;

// When we open this document, we will need to provide the password before accessing its contents.
doc.Save(ArtifactsDir + "PdfSaveOptions.EncryptionPermissions.pdf", saveOptions);

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