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Topic: Security Default Settings
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 110673
From: Wanda_June
Date: 4/30/2004 10:48 PM

I have recently been "upgraded" to 6.0 from 5.0. In 5.0 I was able to set security preferences so that all the PDFs I created would have the same security settings. Each PDF created would by default be read-only and not allow users to modify the file or select text. I create many PDFs to be sent out to users. I do not want to have to set security for each PDF and assign a password to each PDF as I create it. I cannot find how to do this with 6.0. Is it possible or will I have to find a way to switch back to 5.0?

Thanks for any help.
Wanda June

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