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Can an editable text PDF be printed to Adobe as image only?

Joanne M. Orzech
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Last Modified: 2015-04-05
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An attorney claims he had an editable text PDF that he digitally signed and locked, and then printed to Adobe PDF (File > Print > Adobe PDF).  He claims that after printing it to PDF, it became an image only file (not searchable).

Is this possible?  He submitted it to the Court and the file was rejected so I really need to figure out how this could have happened.  I did not think it was possible to print an editable text file as image only.

Anyone?
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