PDF Redactor

Custom Activity

Custom Activity

Updated: September 23rd, 2020

Published: July 10th, 2020

Downloads: 36

Industry: cross-industry

Language compatibility: Visual Basic

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PDF Redactor

Custom Activity

Summary: 

Custom activity for PDF redaction without the use of any third party software. It locates and irreversibly redacts confidential text in a PDF, producing a fully redacted document.

Redaction is to hide or remove confidential text before publication or distribution.  It’s an essential step to guard personally identifiable information. 

Not doing so can lead to costly compliance risks for organization  This is an essential process across all bodies of government and commercial institutions. 

It's especially important in the medical and legal fields.   Millions of documents are redacted everyday by armies of people, who are prone to error.  Automating this task can save millions of hours, improve accuracy, reduce risk exposure, and reduce the time required to safely publish requested documents. Current Challenges to redaction are:
  • Mistakes can lead to costly compliance risks
  • Lack of Awareness of redaction protocols
  • Manual, Tedious, and Error Prone
  • Time-Consuming even with Desktop Software
  • Batch Processing is not readily available
  • Wastes lots of Paper (Environmental Impact)
Custom activity to redact PDF Documents without the use of any third party software. It locates and irreversibly redacts confidential text, then outputs a fully redacted PDF document.

Details

Benefits

On-Demand redaction without expensive 3rd Party software subscriptions
Ensure that published and released documents comply with data privacy laws

Reduce the time required to safely publish or deliver requested documents

Compatibility

UiPath 2020.4

Dependencies

PDFSharp.Standard
PDFSharp.Extensions
Uipath.OmniPage.Activities
UiPath.PDF.Activities

Resources

- Redact Instructions.pdf
- Redact.pdf

Licensing

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