Verifying documents with exception handling

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

Here are the steps to handle exceptions from GroupDocs.Signature while document verification:

This example shows how to handle GroupDocs.Signature exceptions.

    using (Signature signature = new Signature("sample.pdf"))
        DigitalVerifyOptions options = new DigitalVerifyOptions()
            CertificateFilePath = "dummy.pfx",
            // skip password specification
            // Password = "1234567890"
        // sign document to file
        VerificationResult result = signature.Verify(options);
catch (GroupDocsSignatureException ex)
    Console.WriteLine("GroupDocs Signature Exception: " + ex.Message);
catch (Exception ex)
    Console.WriteLine("System Exception: " + ex.Message);

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GitHub Examples

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