Re: How do you save protected documents as PDF?



If you think that saving a signature in PDF format will prevent it being
copied, then you are deluding yourself. *ANY* time you allow someone to view
your signature it can be copied and reproduced. The *ONLY* way to be sure
that you signature cannot be copied is never to write it down.

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

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Steve wrote:
> That's not really a great answer from an M.S. Word expert now is it
> Graham?
>
> To get round this simply open your Protected document fill it in,
> then go to file then print, your default printer will be displayed,
> choose adobe pdf as your printer and press print. Save the PDF to
> your required location.
>
> Steve
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> "Graham Mayor" wrote:
>
>> What are you trying to achieve with the password protection of the
>> signature? If you think this will prevent someone else from using
>> that signature in a document, you are dreaming. *ANY* document that
>> you allow someone to see (and that would include the PDF) can be
>> copied and the signature used. This is one of the 'benefits' of
>> improving technology.
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>> Graham Mayor - Word MVP
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>> My web site www.gmayor.com
>> Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
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>> NEFFT1 wrote:
>>> We need to password protect documents where officer sig is added.
>>> Managers then open, save as, and fill-in rest of form. They are
>>> unable to save as PDF since password protection of sig has been
>>> added.


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