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Encrypt

The Encrypt dialog box is used to specify the PDF encryption options while configuring settings for advanced running/publishing a report in PDF format.

Encrypt dialog

The following are details about the options in the dialog box:

Compatibility

Specifies the encryption type from the two types that are provided here in order to encrypt a PDF document. The option Acrobat 3.0 and later uses a low encryption level (40-bit RC4), while the other option Acrobat 5.0 and later uses a high encryption level (128-bit RC4).

Encryption Level

Shows the level of the encryption compatibility that you specified in the Compatibility drop-down list.

Require a password to open the document

Specifies the Document Open Password to prevent others from opening the document without authorization.

  • Document Open Password
    Specifies the password to prevent others from opening the document without authorization.
  • Confirm Password
    Confirms the password you have specified in the Document Open Password text box.

Use a password to restrict printing and editing of the document and its security settings

Specifies the Permission Password to prevent others from printing and editing the document. The password you specify here cannot be the same as the one that you use to open the document.

  • Permissions Password
    Specifies the password to prevent others from printing and editing.
  • Confirm Password
    Confirms the password you have specified in the Permissions Password text box.
  • Printing Allowed
    Specifies the printing quality for the PDF document.
  • Changes Allowed
    Specifies the editing actions that are permitted in the PDF document.

Enable copying of text, images and other content

Allows others to select and copy the contents of the PDF document.

Enable text access for screen reader devices for the visually impaired

Allows visually impaired users to read the PDF document with window readers.This option is available only if the Compatibility option is set to Acrobat 5.0 or later Acrobat version.

OK

Saves the settings and exits the dialog box.

Cancel

Cancels the settings and closes the dialog box.

Help

Displays the help document about this feature.

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