troubleshooting Question

Password protect PDF

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I just finished converting an MS Access 2003 application to MS Access 2010.
In the 2003 version I was outputting reports to PDF using Leban's ReportToPDF module ( This was a bit of a pain due to the two DLL files required to be in the application folder so I decided to use DoCmd.OutputTo since PDF output is now supported. However, I have a requirement to password protect PDF files and there was no apparent way to do so other than Leban's ReportToPDF (see question  

So I stuck with Leban's ReportToPDF. Unfortunately, during testing I found the the bottom of reports were being cutoff. After some investigation I found that Leban's solution no longer works due to the report snapshot feature being removed in MS Access 2010.

I still need a way to password protect PDF files. Seeing as the Adobe Acrobat SDK does not expose the API needed to do so, I am at a loss. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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