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Ruby / Guides / Decrypt
To read a PDF document with password protection.
doc = PDFDoc.new(filename) # At this point MySecurityHandler callbacks will be invoked. # MySecurityHandler.GetAuthorizationData() should collect the password and # AuthorizeFailed() is called if user repeatedly enters a wrong password. if doc.InitStdSecurityHandler(password, password.length) # The password is correct! Document can now be used for reading and editing end
Encrypt and Decrypt PDF Files
Full sample code which illustrates some of our encryption support.
Apryse SDK fully supports the reading of secured and encrypted PDF documents. To test whether a document requires a password, check the return value of
PDFDoc.InitSecurityHandler() as shown above. Because
InitSecurityHandler() doesn't have any side effects on documents that are not encrypted you should always invoke this method, or
InitStdSecurityHandler(), after constructing a document.
If a document doesn't require authentication data (such as a user password) in order to view its content,
InitSecurityHandler() is enough to work with encrypted documents. If, on the other hand, the document requires a password,
InitStdSecurityHandler allows you to provide one.
After the document's security handler is initialized, you can access it using the
doc.GetSecurityHandler() method. You can edit permissions and authorization data on an existing handler, or set a completely new security handler using the
To remove PDF security, call the
doc = PDFDoc.new(filename) doc.InitSecurityHandler() doc.RemoveSecurity()
A document may have both a current and a new security handler associated with it because a PDF document is not fully loaded in memory and decrypted when it is loaded. To fully decrypt the document, even after applying a new security handler, the original security handler is still required.
The security mechanism for the high-level document works in the same way as with an SDF document. To secure a document, use the
PDFDoc.SetSecurityHandler() method. To open a secured document, call
PDFDoc.InitSecurityHandler(). To open a document with a password, call
The following table lists security permissions available through the standard security handler:
|e_owner||All permissions are granted.|
|e_doc_open||A permission to open a document.|
|e_doc_modify||Modify the contents of the document.|
|e_print||Print the document.|
|e_print_high||Print the document to a representation from which a faithful digital copy of the PDF content could be generated. When this permission is not set, printing is limited to a low level representation of the appearance, possibly of degraded quality.|
|e_extract_content||Copy or otherwise extract text and graphics from the document.|
|e_mod_annot||Add or modify text annotations, fill in interactive form fields.|
|e_fill_forms||Fill in existing interactive form fields (including signature fields).|
|e_access_support||Extract text and graphics (in support of accessibility to disabled users or for other purposes).|
|e_assemble_doc||Assemble the document (insert, rotate, or delete pages and create bookmarks or thumbnail images), even if e_doc_modify is not set.|
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