Add Passwords or Security

Are you trying to:

- Add or change document permissions?

- Password protect a document?

- Encrypt a document?

- Restrict who can view, print or edit your document?

Setting Document Permissions

Note: Permission settings are added during the creation process of a PDF document.

  1. Open the document you want to add permissions to.
  2. From the menu bar, select File and choose Print.
  3. Select PDF Complete from the list of available printers.
  4. Click OK or Print.
  5. Within the Save As dialog box that appears, choose Permissions from the right-hand menu. (See image below.) Set Permissions
  6. Add a password and set a desired encryption level.
  7. Enter a name and select Save to create a new PDF document with the security settings added to it.

Tip: With our Office Edition software you can edit the existing permissions in a PDF document. Visit our Learning Center to find out more.


If this does not resolve your issue, please submit a support ticket detailing your experience.

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