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Apr 14, 2022
novaPDF 11.x
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The GetOptionEncryptedString method retrieves an option of type encrypted string
HRESULT GetOptionEncryptedString(
    [in] LONG p_nOption,
    [out] BSTR* p_pwsValue


    [in] option constant

    [out] pointer to a pointer to a BSTR string that will contain the value of the retrieved option. On success this value must be freed by the caller with CoTaskMemFree.

Return values:

S_OK on success or COM error code
NV_NOT_INITIALIZED - Initialize was not called
NV_UNKNOWN_PROFILE - no profile loaded
NV_INVALID_OPTION - wrong option constant
NV_PROFILE_ERROR - cannot find option in profile
NV_WRONG_OPTION_TYPE - option is not of type long


You can find the complete list of option names in the Profile option strings chapter. In the Include folder of novaPDF SDK installation folder you can find the definitions for all options in the next files: novaOptions.h, novaOptions.pas, Globals.bas.