PowerShell iTextSharp unethicalreading

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  • #44830

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    Hi

    I have a PowerShell script that converts pdf together based on the file name. A number of these have failed due to the following error:

    PdfReader not opened with owner password

    I have seen posts relating to c# scripts which suggest setting unethicalreading to True. I have also seen post relating to legal issues doing this – is it ok to do this? If so, how can you do this in PowerShell? C# can be done using:

    iTextSharp.text.pdf.PdfReader.unethicalreading

    but I can find unethicalreading using PowerShell.

    Many thanks
    Paul

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    In PowerShell it would look like this:

    [iTextSharp.text.pdf.PdfReader]::unethicalreading = $true
    
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    As for legal issues, no idea, but if they really wanted to password-protect a PDF file, it would be encrypted, and that "unethicalreading" option wouldn't exist.

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