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Topic: Re: Partial Document Security?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57913
From: LeonardR
Date: 5/29/2002 05:28 PM

At 8:25 AM -0400 10/9/00, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>We wish to programmatically create PDF documents from our database
>application program, similar to how we can currently run reports and
>create a Word document. We will then send the documents to our
>customer via e-mail.
>However, we wish to "secure" a portion of the report to prevent our
>customer from altering or copying proprietary content (the length of
>which will vary
>from instance to instance). The remainder of the report must be open
>to edits by the customer (who will, in fact, have a potentially
>large number of
>edits to make).
>Can anyone advise me as to whether the Acrobat product (perhaps in
>combination with a 3rd party product), supports the functionality
>we're looking for?
The only way that I know of to make PORTIONS of a PDF
document "secure" (or more specifically in this case, have digital
rights applied to it) is to use a 3rd party product such as PageVault
from Authentica ().

Leonard Rosenthol
Sr. Software Engineer (215) 922-3509 (voice)
Digital Applications (215) 440-0504 (fax)

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