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Topic: PDF print and save security
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 94915
From: tqkelley
Date: 8/22/2003 03:19 AM


I am looking for a specific PDF security setting. What I want is a PDF program that will allow me to scan paper manuals and convert them into PDFs, and then allow me to publish these PDFs online, making them available most likely through a link on our site, and displaying the PDFs in a separate browser window with Acrobat Reader with the following security: any Web surfer will be able to view the PDFs, but not print, copy, cut and paste, or save them to their own computer.

Can you do this with Adobe Acrobat 5.0? I've scoured the Web for information on this and most info seems to apply to password encryption but I do not want to use passwords. These PDFs need to be more public and accessible. I tested out Adobe's online PDF service and was able to set printing encryption, but then I was able to save the file to my computer! Does the full version of 5.0 allow you to set copy/save encryption as well? Or is there another reliable program my company can use? Thank you!

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