Quick Tip:
Secure Your PDF

PDF files are a great tool to use for proofing your layouts with your clients. While you want to make sure that the samples you send to your clients are of high quality, you don't want them to “borrow” your layouts without paying for them. The Adobe Acrobat program lets you secure your documents to prevent others from printing them or copying text or images.

With the PDF file open, choose Document>Security>Show Security Settings for This Document. Then choose Password Security from the Security Method pop-up menu. In the Password Security settings dialog, you can specify a password required to open the document and/or to restrict printing and copying capabilities.

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Published: January 12, 2006

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