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DefaultWebDocumentViewerContainer.EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient() Method

Enables passing PDF/Excel passwords specified in the Report Designer to the Web Document Viewer.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraReports.Web.WebDocumentViewer

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraReports.v22.1.Web.dll


public static void EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient()


For security reasons, PDF/Excel passwords specified in the Report Designer are not exposed in the Web Document Viewer. During the export process, the Document Viewer uses passwords specified in its Export Options tab.

If you fully trust your users and environments, you can enable passing these passwords to the Web Document Viewer. To do this, call the EnablePassingExportOptionsPasswordsToClient method at the application startup.

using DevExpress.XtraReports.Web.WebDocumentViewer;
// ...

protected void Application_Start(object sender, System.EventArgs e) {
    // ...

Review the following help topic section for more information: Protect Sensitive Information.

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