Search for Metadata e-signatures

GroupDocs.Signature provides a MetadataSearchOptions class to search Metadata electronic signatures within document.
Here are the steps to search for Metadata signatures using GroupDocs.Signature API:

This code snippet demonstrates how to search for Metadata e-signature in the document.

Signature signature = new Signature("sample.pdf");
MetadataSearchOptions options = new MetadataSearchOptions();

// search for signatures in document
List<MetadataSignature> signatures =, options);
System.out.print("\nSource document contains following signatures.");
for (MetadataSignature metadataSignature : signatures)
    System.out.print("Metadata signature found. Name : "+metadataSignature.getName()+". Value: "+ metadataSignature.getValue());

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Advanced Usage Topics

To learn more about document eSign features, please refer to the advanced usage section.

GitHub Examples 

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

Free Online App 

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You are welcome to eSign PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint documents with free to use online GroupDocs Signature App.