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Adobe Enable Protected Mode at startup

New Here ,
Nov 02, 2018 Nov 02, 2018

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Hello,

I created a stamp you can put on a PDF document.

The stamp ask some questions and save the document in a folder.
Now i got the question 'Adobe needs write acces to save the document in the folder';

Is there a way to suppress this questions in the Javascript ?

In Adobe menu Edit - Preferences - Security (Enhanced) can you disable/enable the option 'Enable Protected Mode'.
When this option = Off then you don't get the message. When the option = On then you get the message.
So I want this option On but not the Write access message.

Thx

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Community Expert , Nov 02, 2018 Nov 02, 2018

You're not going to be able to suppress the message. You'll need to write your code in such a way that the file gets written to a safe path.

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The option to 'Enable Protected Mode' is not exposed to JavaScript... for obvious reasons. You wouldn't want a file to be able to turn it off and then do stuff that it shouldn't be able to do.

Take a look at the documentation under Safe Paths which describes which folders you can safely write to without warnings using JavaScript.

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HI Joel,

I've searched and find on the internet that you have to use 'try & catch' but I want the 'write access error'.
I understand you can't disable the 'Protected mode at startup' by code.

But suppress the message ..... I tried a lot of options but  without result.

Try & catch notallowederror ........
So hopefully knows the command to suppress the error message.

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You're not going to be able to suppress the message. You'll need to write your code in such a way that the file gets written to a safe path.

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