Protect PDF from printing

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Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2022

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I would like to protect a PDF file from being printed but when I open the file & go to Security, the printing is Allowed & there is no option to change it, thank you,

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Adobe Employee , Aug 24, 2022 Aug 24, 2022

Hi 

Hope you are doing well.

You can limit access to a PDF by setting passwords and restricting certain features, such as printing and editing. However, you cannot prevent saving copies of a PDF.

Here's how you do that: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/securing-pdfs-passwords.html

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But, there are a couple of things you need to keep in mind:

1- This technique of making a document password protected can only be achieved with Adobe Acrobat DC, not the freeware Reader DC.

2-  The document you

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Hi 

Hope you are doing well.

You can limit access to a PDF by setting passwords and restricting certain features, such as printing and editing. However, you cannot prevent saving copies of a PDF.

Here's how you do that: https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/securing-pdfs-passwords.html

AkanchhaS_0-1661365752200.png

 

But, there are a couple of things you need to keep in mind:

1- This technique of making a document password protected can only be achieved with Adobe Acrobat DC, not the freeware Reader DC.

2-  The document you are working with should not have any security applied already.

 

Thanks,

Akanchha

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