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Topic: Stamp and print encrypted PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 148794
From: mkuipers
Date: 4/16/2006 09:52 AM

Hi to all,

I receive encrypted PDF's via email. I need to store the pdf on disc with an unique filename and then print to a specific printer based on some data in the email subject (got that working).

But what I really would like, is that the unique filename is stamped onto the pdf before printing.

As I do not know the credentials to decrypt the pdf, I cannot use the 'normal' stamp overlay tools.

Anybody has a solution eg?
- Just stamp and print, without actually saving the pdf
- Create a second pdf with the filename then merge the two (can you merge if one of the two is encrypted?)
- Print to a pdf printer to create an unencrypted version, then stamp and print?

I do not want to break the encryption, just gegerate a simular workflow as printing, numerating, procesing, filing.

What ever the solution is, it must be able not really take more than 10 seconds per document.

Am I thinking the right way, is there a simpler way, is there a standard solution?

Another way perhaps is to scale the original document down to 90% then add a header and print. Is that possible with an encrypted pdf?

Many thanks,
Marco
Adelaide, South Australia


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