PdfPasswordSecurityOptions.EncryptionLevel Property

Specifies the algorithm used to encrypt PDF content.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraPrinting

Assembly: DevExpress.Printing.v20.2.Core.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(PdfEncryptionLevel.AES128)]
public PdfEncryptionLevel EncryptionLevel { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
PdfEncryptionLevel

AES128

A PdfEncryptionLevel enumeration value.

Available values:

Name Description
AES128

Specifies the 128-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption algorithm.

AES256

Specifies the 256-bit AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption algorithm.

ARC4

Specifies the 128-bit ARC4 (Alleged Rivest Cipher 4) encryption algorithm.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to EncryptionLevel
PdfExportOptions
.PasswordSecurityOptions.EncryptionLevel

Remarks

After specifying PdfExportOptions.PasswordSecurityOptions, use the EncryptionLevel property to select the algorithm for encrypting content of a PDF file.

The following image illustrates the corresponding option in the Print Preview GUI.

pdf-encryption-level

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