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PDF Step pdfDecryptDocument


This step decrypts the current PDF document. It fails if the PDF document is not encrypted or if the password is wrong. After decrypting the PDF document, it will be available in its decrypted state for later PDF test steps.


Required? yes
The text required to decrypt the PDF document.
Required? no
The description of this test step.


<webtest name="pdftest - decrypt document">
  <config .../>
    <invoke .../>
    <pdfDecryptDocument description="Decrypt document"


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