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Topic: RE: Programmatically changing Security in Distiller?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 58309
From: Dave
Date: 5/29/2002 05:31 PM

To do this in VB I would look into ARTS Security - it's an ActiveX COM that
let's you adjust/add/open secured pdfs (provided the password is known).

Well worth the investment if you deal with a lot of secured PDF's. ARTS

To do this via Distiller you will need to write a plugin (C++).

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> Is there any way to automated distiller security?
> I have a VB application that prints to the Distiller, but I want to change
> the passwords for each PDF print job (prior to printing).
> I see the security is stored in the Win95 registry.
> Is changing these registry settings the only way to change the security
> options and password prior to printing to the Distiller?
> Is there any way to store security info in a watched folder's options
> file?

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