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PdfEncryptionOptions.Algorithm Property

Specifies an algorithm to encrypt a PDF document.

Namespace: DevExpress.Pdf

Assembly: DevExpress.Pdf.v23.2.Core.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Pdf.Core


public PdfEncryptionAlgorithm Algorithm { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Description

A PdfEncryptionAlgorithm enumeration value that specifies an encryption algorithm.

Available values:

Name Description

Use the 128-bit ARC4 algorithm.


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


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

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to Algorithm
.EncryptionOptions .Algorithm

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