XmlApi - pdx:protectPDF

pdx:protectPDF

Password protects the contents of a PDF document.

Description

Element definition

This element allows to password protect a PDF document. One may protect the PDF from being printed, copied, etcetera

Notice that this element does not encrypt the contents of the PDF document. This element is not secure and can be easily overridden by an experienced user.

You may find a detailed description of this package in the cryptophpdocx section of the API documentation.

Attributes and sub-elements

src

Path to the PDF document you want to protect.

target

Path to the resulting protected PDF document.

password

The password.

options

The possible keys and values are (required options are shown with yellow background):

Key Description
permissionsBlocked
  • print
  • modify
  • copy
  • annot-forms
  • fill-forms
  • extract
  • assemble
  • print-high
passwordOwner String to allow full access to the PDF file.
Code samples

Example #1

config.xml

content.xml

settings.xml

PHP code