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File the user can't edit it

Posted on 2005-05-04
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Last Modified: 2010-04-26
 I have some material i want to publish on my site, my name written in each page from this material. is there is any way or a file type that the user can download or print my material but he can't delet or edit any thing from this material.

thank you

Question by:madmare
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by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 13926427
It's called Acrobat (PDF).  But you need a PDF writer or program that can print to PDFs.  BUT, problem is, if anyone has Adobe Acrobat, they will have limited editing capabilities.  Linux has some free PDF writers.  Windows doesn't seem to, though there are some that will work for free AND put an advertisement for themselves at the end of the page.

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but the user can change with the acrobat witter
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Lee W, MVP earned 2000 total points
ID: 13926641
That's what I said.

Otherwise, no way I know of to do this.  You could try putting watermarks on your documents.  Or create a PDF with the text as a graphic (people can't edit graphics in PDFs, only text, as far as I've seen).

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