Redacting a document means removing portions from the document
which could contain sensitive information such as text, pictures,
or watermarks. Acrobat includes a post-redaction option for removig
hidden information such as hidden text and metadata. However, with
the redaction operation in LiveCycle, you can remove only displayable
Before you redact displayable portions of a PDF document, you
can use the redaction tools in Acrobat to annotate the regions of
the document that must be redacted and optionally, specify any post-redaction
Properties to specify the parameters of the redaction operation.
A document value that specifies
the PDF document to be redacted. The PDF document must be already
annotated for the redaction operation to be successful.
A RedactionOptionSpec object
that specifies the redaction options. If you specify a literal value,
specify the following:
- Redact XObject references
- Select this option if you want to redact all references of
the same XObject.
- Redact whole image for unsupported filter
- Select this option if you want to redact whole image when
only parts of the image are marked for redaction but the image format
is not supported by the image filters.
A RedactionResult object
that specifies the output of the redaction operation, containing
A documentvalue that specifies
the document resulting after the redaction operation.
A boolean value that specifies
whether the redaction operation was successful. A true value indicates
that the PDF document was redacted successfully. If the redaction
operation was unsuccessful or partially successful, a PDFUtilityException is