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Topic: Re: Password protection of pdf on a CD
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57916
From: prodok
Date: 5/29/2002 05:29 PM


From your description, it seems that FileOpen PDF by FileOpen
( should be able to solve your problem.

This product offers quite a wide range of security options, and I
believe to remember that your scenario is possible.

It would definitely be worthwile to contact them about your
specifics. If the standard product does not include exactly the
functionality, they do custom developments.

Hope, this can help.

Max Wyss
PRODOK Engineering
Low Paper workflows, Smart documents, PDF forms
CH-8906 Bonstetten, Switzerland

Fax: +41 1 700 20 37

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>My employer is looking for an Acrobat tool that will allow our users
>to view secure pdf files on a CD and use one password entered once
>and only once.
>In other words, a user would be prompted for a password and then
>allowed free access to the pdf files on that CD with no further
>prompting for a password.
>This may involve writing a plug-in and if so, I would also like any
>help learning to write such a plug-in. Either with a reference to a
>book or a web site or personal help with writing these plug-ins
>would be appreciated. I have the SDK, but it kind of assumes
>knowledge that seems advanced. I guess I may need some kind of "jump
>start" with plug-ins. Maybe.
>One other feature we desire is the ability to have functionality
>expire after a set date.
>Note: Currently the CD is set for allowing users to use Acrobat
>solely from the CD and not installed on their machine or, if they
>choose, they can install Acrobat on their machine and use it from
>the hard disk.

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