XpsDocument.SignDigitally Method (X509Certificate, Boolean, XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions)


Signs a collection of package parts with a specified X.509 certificate.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Xps.Packaging
Assembly:  ReachFramework (in ReachFramework.dll)

public XpsDigitalSignature SignDigitally(
	X509Certificate certificate,
	bool embedCertificate,
	XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions restrictions


Type: System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates.X509Certificate

The X.509 certificate to use in signing each part; or null to prompt the user to select an installed certificate.

Type: System.Boolean

true to store the certificate in the package; otherwise, false.

Type: System.Windows.Xps.Packaging.XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions

Flags that indicate what dependent parts must be excluded from the signing.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Xps.Packaging.XpsDigitalSignature

An XpsDigitalSignature that contains information about the signature.

If certificate is null, a dialog box appears that enables the user to select an installed X.509 certificate, such as from a smart card reader.

The following example shows how to use the SignDigitally method.

// ------------------------------ SignXps -----------------------------
/// <summary>
///   Signs an XPS document with a given X509 certificate, and if one
///   exists, associates the signature with a given SignatureDefintion
///   spotId GUID.</summary>
/// <param name="xpsDocument">
///   The XPS document to sign.</param>
/// <param name="cert">
///   The X509 certificate to use for signing.</param>
/// <param name="spotId">
///   The nullable spotId GUID of the signature definition.</param>
public void SignXps(
    XpsDocument xpsDocument, X509Certificate cert, Guid? spotId )
    // If there's a SignatureDefinition spotId,
    // associate it with the signature.
    if (spotId != null)
            cert, true, XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions.None,
            cert, true, XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions.None);

}// end:SignXps()

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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