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I am creating several fillable forms, which will be used for both clients and office use. Is there a way to password protect a field?
Hope you are doing well.
You can password protect a PDF in two ways, either setup a Document Open password or a Permission password to restrict editing of a PDF.
Here's how you do that: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/securing-pdfs-passwords.html
However, setting up the specific password protected form field would not be possible.
Yes, thank you so much for your reply, I am very aware of how to set up password protection, but I did not think it was possible to protect just a particular field within a fillable form, but thank you so very much for confirming!
Actually, it is possible, using a script (although it's far from secure).
As the custom validation code of the "office only" fields enter the following code ("123456" is the password in this case):
event.rc = (app.response("Enter the office password:")=="123456");
Note that the user will have to enter the password each time they edit the field, though.
Thank you, I will give it a try!