Restrict others from editing your PDF file with Acrobat XI

Learn how to protect PDF by preventing others from editing and copying your PDF files.

By Adobe – December 15, 2014

 

In this tutorial, learn how to protect PDF and prevent others from editing or copying your PDF files in just a few quick clicks using the new Restrict Editing with Password tool in the Acrobat protection panel.

Restrict others from editing your PDF file

Prevent others from editing your PDF files using the new Restrict Editing with Password tool in the Acrobat protection panel.

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Lori Kassuba

4, 2016-02-18 18, 2016

Hi sabrina,

You can use the Remove Hidden information tool (under Redaction) to hide the properties. To prohibit editing, use password security. In the permission section, select restrict editing and choose what types of changes you want to allow.

Thanks,
Lori

sabrina

12, 2016-02-12 12, 2016

Hi I have Adobe Acrobat DC. When I email it out. Anyone can open in word and edit. How do I save the file as a PDF that isn’t able to be edited in word nor all editing at all. also I want to hide the owner etc in properties. Or remove the fields

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