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XpsDocument.SignDigitally Method (X509Certificate, Boolean, XpsDigSigPartAlteringRestrictions, Guid, Boolean)

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,
	Guid id,
	bool testIsSignable


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 to exclude from the signing.

Type: System.Guid

The ID to assign to the signature.

Type: System.Boolean

true to verify that IsSignable is true before signing; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.Xps.Packaging.XpsDigitalSignature
An XpsDigitalSignature that contains information about the signature.

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

CryptographicException is thrown if certificate is null and no certificates are installed.

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

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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