I don't believe you can do "1", and i'm not clear on what you're asking in "2".
I've found Adobe's security stuff to be perfectly adequate. It gives you the options on what to allow them to do -- separate passwords can be assigned for viewing and modifying the file, and you can prevent any/all of the following: Printing the file Changing the file Selecting Text and Graphics Adding Notes and Form Fields I have never seen any issues on the web regarding this being insecure, and use it frequently. I have also tried to open/modify protected files in Illustrator and other PDF-native programs, without any luck. Why re-invent the wheel? Justin French -------------------- Creative Director http://Indent.com.au -------------------- on 10/04/02 2:36 AM, Geoff Hankerson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > I am wondering if one or more of you can point me in the right direction on > this one. > Our company has intellectual property (legal forms) that is in the form of > a pdf. We want to sell this over the Web but a regular pdf is not secure and > it would allow users to make unlimited copies and have unlimited use. I know > Adobe gives you the ability to assign a password to a PDF so it cannot be > altered but I don't think this will suffice. We need to either: > 1. Let the user print the PDF from the browser without displaying it to the > screen (not sure this is feasible) > or > 2. Do a server side "mail-merge" without using Acrobat form fields. > > Just looking for a pointer in the right direction. Thanks in advance for any > and all help > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php