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Protection of PDF Files by Adding, Removing, and Changing Password using C#
/*
* Add password protection to the PDF document using C#
*/
string filePath = @"path/document.pdf";
AddPasswordOptions addOptions = new AddPasswordOptions("mySECRETpassWORD");
using (Merger merger = new Merger(filePath))
{
merger.AddPassword(addOptions);
merger.Save(@"path/protected-document.pdf");
}
/*
* Update password of the protected PDF document using C#
*/
string filePath = @"path/protected-document.pdf";
LoadOptions loadOptions = new LoadOptions("mySECRETpassWORD");
UpdatePasswordOptions updateOptions = new UpdatePasswordOptions("TOPSECRET_pa22WORD");
using (Merger merger = new Merger(filePath, loadOptions))
{
merger.UpdatePassword(updateOptions);
merger.Save(@"path/pwd-changed-document.pdf");
}
/*
* Remove password protection of PDF document using C#
*/
string filePath = @"path/protected-document.pdf";
LoadOptions loadOptions = new LoadOptions("mySECRETpassWORD");
using (Merger merger = new Merger(filePath, loadOptions))
{
merger.RemovePassword();
merger.Save(@"path/no-pwd-document.pdf");
}
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