Sign documents with extra Digital Signature properties

GroupDocs.Signature contains DigitalSignatureAppearance class that implements extra settings for digital signature of Word Processing and Spreadsheets documents

Base signature options SignOptions property SignOptions.Appearance should be set with instance of DigitalSignatureAppearance class to provide additional digital signature look

Here are the steps to setup extra image appearance with GroupDocs.Signature:

This example shows how to setup extra digital signature look. See SignResult

using (Signature signature = new Signature("sample.docs"))
{
    DigitalSignOptions options = new DigitalSignOptions("certificate.pfx")
    {
        // certifiate password
        Password = "1234567890",
        // digital certificate details
        Reason = "Sign",
        Contact = "JohnSmith",
        Location = "Office1",

        // image as digital certificate appearance on document pages
        ImageFilePath = imagePath,
        //
        AllPages = true,
        Width = 80,
        Height = 60,
        VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Bottom,
        HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Right,
        Margin = new Padding() { Bottom = 10, Right = 10 },
        // Setup signature line appearance.
        // This appearance will add Signature Line on the first page.
        // Could be useful for .xlsx files.
        Appearance = new DigitalSignatureAppearance("John Smith", "Title", "jonny@test.com")

    };
    signature.Sign("signed.docx", options);
}


Sign Pdf document with Text signature Sticker appearance

This example shows how to add Text signature to Pdf document with sticker look. See SignResult

using (Signature signature = new Signature("sample.docx"))
{
    TextSignOptions options = new TextSignOptions("John Smith")
    {
        // set signature position
        Left = 100,
        Top = 100,
        // set signature rectangle
        Width = 100,
        Height = 30,
        // setup proper signature implementation
        SignatureImplementation = TextSignatureImplementation.Sticker,
        Appearance = new PdfTextStickerAppearance()
        {
            // select sticker icon
            Icon = PdfTextStickerIcon.Star,
            // setup if popup annotation will be opened by default
            Opened = false,
            // text content of an annotation
            Contents = "Sample",
            Subject = "Sample subject",
            Title = "Sample Title"
        },
        // set signature alignment
        VerticalAlignment = Domain.VerticalAlignment.Bottom,
        HorizontalAlignment = Domain.HorizontalAlignment.Right,
        Margin = new Padding() { Bottom = 20, Right = 20 },
        // set text color and Font
        ForeColor = Color.Red,
        Font = new SignatureFont { Size = 12, FamilyName = "Comic Sans MS" },
    };
    // sign document to file
    signature.Sign("signed.docx", options);
}

More resources

GitHub Examples

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

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