SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Security Settings with Html To Pdf Converter - C# / ASP.NET Sample

This sample shows how to convert from html to pdf using SelectPdf, how to set a password to be able to view or modify the document and also specify user permissions for the pdf document (if the user can print, copy content, fill forms, modify, etc).


User Password:

Owner Password:

Sample Code C#

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using SelectPdf;

namespace SelectPdf.Samples
    public partial class pdf_converter_security : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void BtnCreatePdf_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // read parameters from the webpage
            string url = TxtUrl.Text;

            string userPassword = TxtUserPassword.Text.Trim();
            string ownerPassword = TxtOwnerPassword.Text.Trim();

            bool canAssembleDocument = ChkCanAssembleDocument.Checked;
            bool canCopyContent = ChkCanCopyContent.Checked;
            bool canEditAnnotations = ChkCanEditAnnotations.Checked;
            bool canEditContent = ChkCanEditContent.Checked;
            bool canFillFormFields = ChkCanFillFormFields.Checked;
            bool canPrint = ChkCanPrint.Checked;

            // instantiate a html to pdf converter object
            HtmlToPdf converter = new HtmlToPdf();

            // set document passwords
            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(userPassword))
                converter.Options.SecurityOptions.UserPassword = userPassword;
            if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty(ownerPassword))
                converter.Options.SecurityOptions.OwnerPassword = ownerPassword;

            //set document permissions
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanAssembleDocument = canAssembleDocument;
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanCopyContent = canCopyContent;
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanEditAnnotations = canEditAnnotations;
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanEditContent = canEditContent;
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanFillFormFields = canFillFormFields;
            converter.Options.SecurityOptions.CanPrint = canPrint;

            // create a new pdf document converting an url
            PdfDocument doc = converter.ConvertUrl(url);

            // save pdf document
            doc.Save(Response, false, "Sample.pdf");

            // close pdf document