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SignatureWidgetAnnotationAreFieldChangesDisallowedBySigning Method

Determines whether changes to the supplied IFormElement would be disallowed by signing this widget.

Namespace:  Atalasoft.PdfDoc.Generating.Annotations
Assembly:  Atalasoft.PdfDoc (in Atalasoft.PdfDoc.dll) Version: (.NET 4.5.2, x86)
public bool AreFieldChangesDisallowedBySigning(
	IFormElement elem


Type: Atalasoft.PdfDoc.Generating.FormsIFormElement
The element to check, typically a subclass of BaseWidgetAnnotation.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
true if the element would be marked as read-only by signing.
PdfExceptionUnknown FieldDisallowChangeAction: + FieldDisallowChangeAction
The value returned by this method is only meaningful if this SignatureWidgetAnnotation has not yet been signed, in other words, this is indication of the result of a future action based on current state. A spec-compliant PDF signing tool will mark the appropriate fields FieldsChangeSet as read-only at the time of signing.

To sign signature widgets in PDF documents with DotPdf, use the PdfDocumentSigner object.

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