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Topic: changing PDF file's security
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 110266
From: cdahl
Date: 4/23/2004 04:00 PM


What API are you using here? IAC or the Core API? Is it a client or server application?

Client Application
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If you're using the IAC layer, then you won't be able to do this just with the Acrobat SDK alone, because security isn't exposed in the IAC interface -- only the Core API.

ARTS PDF have developed a product to fill this gap for developers using IAC though -- it's called ARTS IAC Toolkit.

If you're using the Core API to build a plug-in however, the Acrobat SDK does allow you to set security on your PDF documents.

Server Application
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As Acrobat isn't licensed to be ran on the server, you'll need to license some 3rd party developer component to set the security on your PDFs. Here are a few to look at:

* activePDF Toolkit
* iSedQuickPDF
* Appligent APCrypt

Hope this helps.

- Chris.
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Chris Dahl - CTO, Solutions
ARTS PDF
chris.dahl@artspdf.com
http://www.artspdf.com/solutions


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