Password-protected documents

GroupDocs.Parser provides the functionality to open the password-protected documents.

Here are the steps to work with password protected documents.

The following code sample shows how to process password protected documents.

try
{
    // Create an instance of Parser class with the password:
    using (Parser parser = new Parser(filePath, new LoadOptions(password)))
    {
        // Check if text extraction is supported
        if (!parser.Features.Text)
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Text extraction isn't supported.");
            return;
        }
        // Print the document text
        using (TextReader reader = parser.GetText())
        {
            Console.WriteLine(reader.ReadToEnd());
        }
    }
}
catch (InvalidPasswordException)
{
    // Print the message if the password is incorrect or empty
    Console.WriteLine("Invalid password");
}

If the password is incorrect or empty InvalidPasswordException exception is thrown.

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