PDFCreator: Prevent Users from Copying Content from Generated PDF Documents

Posted May 15, 2007 by Rob Rogers in Windows

When generating your PDF documents, it may be necessary to prevent users from copying the text and images. Here’s how to prevent the copying of content from your generated PDF documents:

1. Open PDFCreator (Go to the Start button, click All Programs, expand the PDFCreator folder and select PDFCreator).

2. Click Printer and select Options.

3. On the left side, under Formats, select PDF.

4. Select the Security tab.

5. Check the Use Security checkbox.

6. Under Disallow User to, check the Copy text and images checkbox.

7. Click the Save button.


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