SelectPdf for .NET - Pdf Security Settings - C# / ASP.NET Sample

This sample shows how to create a new PDF document using SelectPdf, how to set a password to be able to view or modify the document (password: 'test1' and 'test2') and also specifies user permissions for the pdf document (if the user can print, copy content, fill forms, modify, etc).

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_security : System.Web.UI.Page
        protected void BtnCreatePdf_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
            // create a new pdf document
            PdfDocument doc = new PdfDocument();

            // add a new page to the document
            PdfPage page = doc.AddPage();

            // create a new pdf font
            PdfFont font = doc.AddFont(PdfStandardFont.Helvetica);
            font.Size = 20;

            // create a new text element and add it to the page
            PdfTextElement text = new PdfTextElement(50, 50, 
                "Pdf Security Settings Sample.", font);

            // set document passwords
            doc.Security.OwnerPassword = "test1";
            doc.Security.UserPassword = "test2";

            //set document permissions
            doc.Security.CanAssembleDocument = false;
            doc.Security.CanCopyContent = true;
            doc.Security.CanEditAnnotations = true;
            doc.Security.CanEditContent = true;
            doc.Security.CanFillFormFields = true;
            doc.Security.CanPrint = true;

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

            // close pdf document