'' This code is part of GrapeCity Documents for PDF samples.
'' Copyright (c) GrapeCity, Inc. All rights reserved.
Imports System.IO
Imports GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf
Imports GrapeCity.Documents.Pdf.AcroForms

'' This sample shows how to find and remove existing signatures
'' from a PDF that had been digitally signed.
'' See the RemoveSignatureFields for code that removes any
'' signature fields instead.
'' The PDF used in this sample was created by TimeSheet.
Public Class RemoveSignatures
    Public Function CreatePDF(ByVal stream As Stream) As Integer
        Dim doc = New GcPdfDocument()
        Using fs As New FileStream(Path.Combine("Resources", "PDFs", "TimeSheet.pdf"), FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read)

            '' Fields can be children of other fields, so we use
            '' a recursive method to iterate through the whole tree:

            '' Done:
            Return doc.Pages.Count
        End Using
    End Function

    Sub RemoveSignatures(ByVal fields As FieldCollection)
        For i = fields.Count - 1 To 0 Step -1
            If TypeOf fields(i) Is SignatureField Then
                DirectCast(fields(i), SignatureField).Value = Nothing
            End If
    End Sub
End Class