Searching for document signatures with exception handling

GroupDocs.Signature provides different error messages due to validation issues, missing required data, files etc. For handling these exceptions class GroupDocsSignatureException should be used.

Here are the steps to handle exceptions from GroupDocs.Signature while searching for document signatures:

Exception handling while searching for document signatures

This example shows how to handle GroupDocs.Signature exceptions.

    // dont specify Password on protected document
    LoadOptions loadOptions = new LoadOptions();
    using (Signature signature = new Signature("samplePasswordProtected.pdf"))
        DigitalSearchOptions options = new DigitalSearchOptions()
        // sign document to file
        List<DigitalSignature> signatures = signature.Search<DigitalSignature>(options);
catch (GroupDocsSignatureException ex)
    Console.WriteLine("GroupDocs Signature Exception: " + ex.Message);
catch (Exception ex)
    Console.WriteLine("System Exception: " + ex.Message);

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