Delete Barcode signatures from documents

GroupDocs.Signature provides BarcodeSignature class to manipulate barcode signatures and delete them from the documents over delete method.

Please be aware that delete method modifies the same document that was passed to constructor of Signature class.

Here are the steps to delete Barcode signature from the document with GroupDocs.Signature:

This example shows how to delete Barcode signature that was found using search method.

Signature signature = new Signature("signed.docx");
    BarcodeSearchOptions options = new BarcodeSearchOptions();
    // search for Barcode signatures in document
    List<BarcodeSignature> signatures =,options);
    if (signatures.size() > 0)
        BarcodeSignature barcodeSignature = signatures.get(0);
        boolean result = signature.delete("signed.docx", barcodeSignature);
        if (result)
            System.out.print("Signature with Barcode "+barcodeSignature.getText()+" and encode type "+barcodeSignature.getEncodeType().getTypeName()+" was updated in the document [signed.docx].");
            System.out.print("Signature was not updated in the document! Signature with Barcode "+barcodeSignature.getText()+" and encode type "+barcodeSignature.getEncodeType().getTypeName()+" was not found!");
} catch (Exception e) {
    throw new GroupDocsSignatureException(e.getMessage());

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Advanced Usage Topics

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GitHub Examples 

You may easily run the code above and see the feature in action in our GitHub examples:

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