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PDF Step pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions

Description

This step verifies encryption permissions of an encrypted PDF document.

Valid permission names include: printing, degradedPrinting, modifyContents, copy, modifyAnnotations, fillIn, screenReaders and assembly.

Parameters

allow
Required? yes/no
The comma-separated list of permissions which must be allowed (from 'printing', 'degradedPrinting', 'modifyContents', 'copy', 'modifyAnnotations', 'fillIn', 'screenReaders', 'assembly'). Must be set if deny is not set.
deny
Required? yes/no
The comma-separated list of permissions which must be disallowed (from 'printing', 'degradedPrinting', 'modifyContents', 'copy', 'modifyAnnotations', 'fillIn', 'screenReaders', 'assembly'). Must be set if allow is not set.
description
Required? no
The description of this test step.

Details

Here is an example of using the pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions step:

pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions Example
<steps>
    <invoke url="testDocPermissionsAll.pdf"/>
    <pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions
            allow="printing, degradedPrinting, modifyContents, copy, modifyAnnotations, fillIn, screenReaders, assembly"/>
    <invoke url="testDocPermissionsNoPrint.pdf"/>
    <pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions
            deny="printing,degradedPrinting"/>
    <invoke url="testDocPermissionsOnlyFillIn.pdf"/>
    <pdfVerifyEncryptionPermissions
            allow="fillIn"
            deny="printing , degradedPrinting, modifyContents, copy, modifyAnnotations, screenReaders, assembly"/>
</steps>

Note: the document permissions don't always exactly match up with what Acrobat Reader (or potentially other PDF browsers) display for you when you examine document properties. Sometimes Acrobat Reader will automatically prohibit one or more of the permissions and mask the desired permission setting contained within the document. This step only uses the value found within the document.

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