Rights Managed Package Viewer Sample

The Rights Managed Package Viewer sample shows how to open an XML Paper Specification (XPS) document or Package encrypted with Digital Rights Management (DRM) protection. Compile the sample and follow the step below to view the example protected file "Document-RmEncrypted.xps". (The encrypted example file is created from the Rights Managed Package Publish Sample.)

  1. After the sample starts, click File | Open... and select to view "Document-RmEncrypted.xps". If the current user logged in to the system has been granted rights bound within the document, the document will open and display within the DocumentViewer pane.

In addition to the DocumentViewer pane, two additional panels displayed within the application window.

  • The "Status" pane displays each step as it is performed to access the protected content.

  • The "Rights" pane shows the bound rights within the protected document that are granted to the user.

Important: Execution of the Rights Managed Package Viewer sample requires network access to a server configured with Microsoft Rights Management Services (RMS). See the following links for information on how to configure your development environment for use with RMS.

This sample demonstrates a specific feature of the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and, consequently, does not follow application development best practices. For comprehensive coverage of Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Microsoft .NET Framework application development best practices, refer to the following as appropriate:

Accessibility - Accessibility Best Practices

Security - WPF Security

Localization - WPF Globalization and Localization Overview

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Building the Sample

  • Install the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) and open its build environment command window. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, Microsoft Windows SDK, and then click CMD Shell.

  • Download the sample, usually from the software development kit (SDK) documentation, to your hard disk drive.

  • To build the sample from the build environment command window, go to the source directory of the sample. At the command prompt, type MSBUILD.

  • To build the sample in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, load the sample solution or project file and then press CTRL+SHIFT+B.

Running the Sample

  • To run the compiled sample from the build environment command window, execute the .exe file in the Bin\Debug or Bin\Release folder contained under the sample source code folder.

  • To run the compiled sample with debugging in Visual Studio 2005, press F5.

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